Teatru Astra announces that it will open its theatre season 2013/2014 with Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" on 24 and 26th October 2013, next year being the composer's 200th anniversary from his birth. The opera will be staged once again in Gozo after 10 years. The opera is expected to open what will be the 12th edition of this annual festival of culture that seeks to expose that which the island of Gozo is well-known for in the cultural field: opera, music, history, archaeology, trades and traditions. Both representations start at 19.30hrs.The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, the Teatru Astra Opera Chorus and internationally renowned singers will feature.
Otello Badri Maisuradze
Iago Alessandro Paliaga
Cassio Cliff Zammmit Stevens
Roderigo Bernard Anthony Busuttil
Ludovico Franco De Grandis
Montano Ken Scicluna
Desdemona Miriam Cauchi
Emilia Olga Selpynova
Booking for "Otello" is now open on 79256897 and 21550985. More details will be available on this website in due course.
A second performance will be held on Saturday 26 October 2013.