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Ensemble

Fatally Compromised

Rossini's 'Otello',
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER

 

Verdi may have created one of the really great Shakespeare operas in Otello, but Rossini got there first. Well, he did, and he didn't. Only the broad outline of the play is perceptible in the first two acts, though Act 3 gets closer to Shakespeare's plot...

Copyright © 22 July 2014 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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GIOACCHINO ROSSINI

OTELLO

BUXTON FESTIVAL

STEPHEN BARLOW

SHAKESPEARE

BUXTON

DERBYSHIRE

UNITED KINGDOM

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