Otello Met Summer Encore Synopsis
In Verdi’s retelling of Shakespeare’s towering tragedy, Renée Fleming gives a captivating performance as the innocent Desdemona, a role long considered one of her calling cards. As the title hero, Johan Botha, delivers an imposing portrayal of a...

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Met Otello Reprise Showing

By jscott469
Wonderful evening, saw the original broadcast in 2012, the replay two weeks later and now for the third time. What a wonderful drama and brilliant, exciting score. Yes, I'd see it a 4th time too! ...

Met Opera's 2012 OTELLO HD telecast boasts terrific singing performances!!

By mikhailivan
The Metropolitan Opera has telecast Verdi's Otello several times - on tv, as well as in the HD format - and it has done well on almost all those occasions (The 1978 Jon Vickers /Renata Scotto...

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By dbond61
My husband and I have attended three Met Opera performances at the AMC theater in Rockaway, NJ and it has been a wonderful opportunity to see current staging of favorite operas. We will continue to...

Otello --MetOpera in HD

By anderson6906
An excellent production with wonderful singers especially in the roles of Desdemona and Iago. I recommend this way of seeing opera to anyone who like the form or wants to be introduced to it for...

Otello

By bluebird
Iago very powerful and stole the show. Otello excellent, Flemings was Flemings. Orchestra sounded great. Sets a bit crowded. Overall, a wonderful production....

Fantastic production

By nicim
I wanted to see this production with Renee Fleming, having seen it at The Met during the 2013 season. What a beautiful, well-done production. An appreciative audience at the Regal on 14th street in...

Otello

By Netrebko_fan
I will never buy tickets again through Fandango. I couldn't go, and there was no refund. It ended up causing me a $34 loss. I could easily have gone to the theater and bought two tickets for $30. ...

Otello

By judyruns2
It was my 1st opera. I thought I would try it here and I liked it. I have also seen a ballet and a couple of Broadway shows. I really like this program. Thanks,...

Otello - Met summer encores

By dhmbowen
A compelling production, if a bit stolid in parts. Best of the singers is Falk Struckmann, who made Iago's veiled evil very believable and his singing was fine. Renee Fleming as Desdemona was lovely...

Great

By wexfeld
Falk Strickmann is the best Iago I have ever seen. But too many close-ups in filming, wanted to see a little more what was going on on stage....

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Rated NR | For Appropriate for all audiences