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Sony Classical announces new 'Otello' with Jonas Kaufmann / OPERAWIRE

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Sony Classical has announced a new recording of Verdi's "Otello" starring Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, and is set for release in March. The new recording is also set to star Carlos Alvarez as Iago and Federica Lombardi as Desdemonda with Antonio Pappano conducting the orchestra and choir Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. This album will mark Kaufmann's first CD recording of the role, which he has performed in London and Munich to great acclaim. Sony Classical previously released a DVD of his Royal Opera House appearance which OperaWire called, "One of History's Great Otellos."

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