Gregory Kunde will play the leading role in “Otello” during the tour of Venice’s Teatro La Fenice through Japan

2013-04-09

Venice’s Teatro La Fenice will be on tour in several Japanese cities staging Giuseppe Verdi’s “Otello”, featuring tenor Gregory Kunde in the leading role. The show, which features stage direction by Francesco Micheli, premiered at the above-mentioned theater in November last year, with the same singer in the leading role. Myung Whun Cheng, who also featured in the show’s premiere in Venice, will be conducting the Teatro de La Fenice’s Ochestra and Choirs. Performances will take place on April 11th at the Osaka Festival Hall, on April 14th at Nagoya’s Aichi Arts Center, and on April 17th and 19th at Tokyo’s Orchard Hall.