"Jago" Premiers May 30th, 31st and June 1st -- Presented by the International Opera Theater

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 8:00pm - Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 10:00pm
Media Theater, 104 East State Street
Media, PA 19063
United States

Join the International Opera Theater for the premiere of the play Jago. Based on an original story by Karen Sailant, Jago is a story of redemption, following the character of Jago from Othello fifteen years after the play's ending. The opera focuses on the relationship between Jago and a young boy on the day before Jago's execution.

The cast features Sharon Zhai, winner of the 2nd International Lyric Competition “Città di Saluzzo”, held in Italy in November 2012. Also starring, Galen Scott Bower in the title role, Thomas DeHorney in the double role of Otello/Gedick, Italian tenor Paolo Antognetti as Hassan and The Warden, and 13 year-old Graeme Brown as little Kasim.

On the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth, International Opera Theater is proud to bring this opera to the US for its American premiere, the opera Jago interweaves musical flashbacks from Verdi’s Otello.

Music is by Italian composer, Carlo Pedini.

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