Othello

July 15 - August 6, 2023

Limited engagement - only six performances

 

Othello

BEWARE, MY LORD, OF JEALOUSY; IT IS THE GREEN-EY’D MONSTER

In Gioachino Rossini’s exquisite masterpiece Othello, the complex relationship formed by Othello and Desdemona is challenged and interfered with by the world around them, leading to jealousy, manipulation, vengeance, and self-destruction.

There are only six performances of this limited engagement production on the Central City Opera House stage.

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Performing Artists & Creative Team

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Kenneth Tarver

Cecilia Violetta López

Henry Davis

Bernard Holcomb

Christopher Bozeka

Emma Jones

Hilary Ginther

Federico De Michelis

John Baril

Ashraf Sewailam

Assistant Director

Barbara Poll

Kenneth Tarver

Othello:Othello (2023)

Voice Type:Tenor

Cecilia Violetta López

Desdemona:Othello (2023)

Voice Type:Soprano

Henry Davis

Bernard Holcomb

Previously with CCO: Iago, Otello (2023)

Recently: Chicken Plucker/Adult William, Fire Shut Up In My Bones, Metropolitan Opera (2024); Alfredo, La Traviata, Eugene Opera (2024); Street/Elijah (cover), X:The Life and Times of Malcolm X, Metropolitan Opera (2023); Luis Griffith (cover), Champion, Metropolitan Opera (2023)

Henry Davis:Street Scene

Iago:Othello (2023)

Voice Type:Tenor

Christopher Bozeka

Rodrigo:Othello (2023)

Voice Type:Tenor

Emma Jones

Hilary Ginther

Previously with CCO: Emilia, Otello (2023)

Recently: Olga, Eugene Onegin, Opera Columbus (2024); Giovanna Seymour, Anna Bolena, Musica Viva Hong Kong (2023); Rosina, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Virginia Opera (2023); Maddalena, Rigoletto, Opera Columbus (2023); La Maestra delle Novizie, Suor Angelica, Opera Omaha (2023)

Emma Jones:Street Scene (2024)

Emilia:Othello (2023)

Voice Type:Mezzo-Soprano

Federico De Michelis

Elmiro:Othello (2023)

Voice Type:Bass-Baritone

John Baril

Central City Opera Music Director

Central City Opera: (Partial Listing) Die Fledermaus, 2022; Two Remain (Co-Conductor), 2022; Rigoletto, 2021; Billy Budd, 2019; Encore: A Musical Revue, 2019 and 2018; Il trovatore, 2018

Recently: Rigoletto, Shreveport Opera; Die Fledermaus, Northwestern University; Les pêcheurs de perles, Toledo Opera

Conductor:Romeo and Juliet (2023)

Conductor:Othello (2023)

Ashraf Sewailam

Director:Othello (2023)

Assistant Director

Barbara Poll

Previously with CCO: Assistant Director, Otello (2023)

Recently: Assistant Director, Otello, State Opera Poznań, Poland (2023); Staff Director, La Boheme, Glyndebourne (2022); Staff Director, Rigoletto, Glyndebourne (2019); Assistant Director, Pagliacci/Cavalleria rusticana, Dutch National Opera (2019); Assistant Director, Manon Lescaut, Opera Holland Park, London (2019)

Assistant Director:The Girl of the Golden West

Assistant Director:Otello

Contact our Box Office for more information at 303-292-6700 or boxoffice@centralcityopera.org.

Performance Location

Central City Opera House
124 Eureka St.
Central City, CO 80427

Composer

Gioachino Rossini

Libretto

Francesco Berio di Salsa

Sung In

Italian
(English supertitles)

Run Time

3 hours including intermission

 

By arrangement with Hendon Music, Inc., a Boosey & Hawkes company, Sole Agent in the U.S., Canada and Mexico for Casa Ricordi/Universal Music Publishing Ricordi S.R.L., publisher and copyright owner.