Otello at the Vienna Staatsoper

Otello at the Vienna Staatsoper

Otello at the Vienna Staatsoper a night of excellent singing, regrettable staging

There were some not-to-be-missed performances last evening in Verdi’s Otello at the Staatsoper. Dmitri Hvorostovsky is a god amongst men whose interpretation of Iago, Otello’s villainous ensign, was completely on the mark. Resplendent in his white ponytail, black leather and tattoos, he completely embodied the treacherous scoundrel bent on Otello’s destruction.

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Chanda VanderHart – pianist, chamber musician, art song accompanist, vocal coach.

In 2015, Chanda celebrates 15 years living in Vienna, Austria, the music capital of Europe where she has been acquiring a solid musical education, worked with world-class musicians and singers and developed exciting music related projects.


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