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Next Brown Bag concert of the season, January 3
Join us for the next Brown Bag concert, January 3: "Baroque and Classical Masters." Read more.
Opera Up Close: RODELINDA, January 11
WQED Preview of RODELINDA: January 17
Art Song Recital January 18
Resident Artists Adelaide Boedecker and Alex DeSocio give a Sunday afternoon recital of art songs. Admission is $5. More...
New Year's Eve: As Time Goes By
The most glittering, most golden New Year's Eve in Pittsburgh, at Carnegie Music Hall. RSVP by Friday, December 19 at Noon. We are no longer taking reservations at this time. Get more details.
NEXT OPERA: Handel's RODELINDA
Handel's Baroque masterpiece in a brand-new production! Get details and tickets.
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The citizens of Cyprus (Pittsburgh Opera Chorus and Supernumeraries) celebrate the arrival of Otello as their new governor. Photo by David Bachman.
Very much in love, Otello and Desdemona (Carl Tanner and Danielle Pastin) share an intimate moment after Otello breaks up a drunken brawl. Photo by David Bachman.
Iago (right, Anthony Michaels-Moore) advises recently-demoted Cassio (Daniel Curran) on how to get back in Otello's favor. Photo by David Bachman.
Otello's ensign Iago (Anthony Michaels-Moore) pronounces his credo: God made man evil, and he intends to destroy Otello. Photo: David Bachman.
Desdemona (Danielle Pastin) tries to cool her husband Otello's (Carl Tanner) headache with a handkerchief he gave her. Photo by David Bachman.
Iago has convinced Otello (Carl Tanner) that Desdemona (Danielle Pastin) is unfaithful, and the "wrong" handkerchief confirms his suspicions. Photo by David Bachman.
Otello (Carl Tanner) hides to eavesdrop while Iago talks to Cassio, presumably about his affair with Desdemona. Photo by David Bachman.
Venetian governor Lodovico (Resident Artist Phillip Gay) greets Desdemona (Danielle Pastin) warmly, but has bad news for Otello. Photo by David Bachman.
Otello (Carl Tanner, right), enraged about rumors of her infidelity, throws Desdemona to the ground in front of important visitors. Photo: David Bachman.
Otello (Carl Tanner) suffers a seizure brought on by rage, and Iago (Anthony Michaels-Moore) gloats over him, holding the stolen handkerchief. Photo by David Bachman.
Desdemona's maid Emilia (Resident Artist Laurel Semerdjian) comforts her after Otello has abused her and accused her of infidelity. Photo by David Bachman.
Waiting for Otello, Desdemona (Danielle Pastin) prays the Ave Maria after a frightening and violent episode with him. Photo by David Bachman.