St Petersburg, Mariinsky II


opera by Giuseppe Verdi (revival of the performance based on the 1996 production)

Performed in Italian (the performance will have synchronised Russian and English supertitles)



Valery Gergiev

Otello: Arsen Sogomonyan
Desdemona: Hibla Gerzmava
Iago: Vladislav Sulimsky
Cassio: tba
Lodovico: tba
Emilia: tba


Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Arrigo Boito, after William Shakespeare´s tragedy Othello, or The Moor of Venice

Musical Director: Valery Gergiev
Stage Director: Mikhail Smirnov

World premiere: 5 February 1887, Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre: 26 November 1887 (performed in Russian, translated by Nikolai Spassky)
Premiere of the revival of the performance based on the 1996 production: 3 December 2022

Running time 3 hours 20 minutes
The performance has one interval

Age category 12+

on the playbill
3 December 2022, 19:00
16 December 2022, 19:00
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