Giuseppe Verdi's operatic adaptation of Shakespeare's tragic tale of a man who murders his supposedly unfaithful wife. First rate!
Opening with the national anthems of North Korea and the United States, The New York Philharmonic performs in the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre, with coverage by Bob Woodruff of ABC, which has had rare access inside the closed society of the DPRK, where contact with the outside world is completely forbidden to citizens. The New York Philharmonic visit marks the first by American artists there.
Placido Domingo plays the Moor Otello, whose conniving ensign, Iago, plants the seed that drives Otello to murderous jealousy against his wife.
Verdi's famous opera is brought to life in this production. The immortal tale of the noble Moor and his beautiful young wife, and of his lieutenant, whose jealousy and lust for power lead him to commit the ultimate treason.
A Discussion About Russia With Henry Kissinger, Thomas Pickering & David Remnick. || A Conversation With Lorin Maazel, Music Director, New York Philharmonic.
Guest Host Jon Meacham, Managing Editor Of Newsweek, Speaks With Garry Wills, Author Of What Jesus Meant, And Kevin Phillips, Author Of American Theocracy. Also, In Honor Of Mozart'S 250Th Birthday, A Conversation With Lorin Maazel, Music Director Of The New York Philharmonic, And James Conlon, Music Director Of The Ravinia Festival.
Charlie Rose With Robert Dallek; Andrea Bocelli & Lorin Maazel; Abba Eban
A Discussion Of President Bush'S Forthcoming Trip To Russia; A Conversation With Lorin Maazel
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