OPERA NIGHT

Sonya Yoncheva as Desdemona in Verdi's Otello. Photographed by Ken Howard, Metropolitan Opera Image Name: Sonya Yoncheva as Desdemona in Verdi's Otello. Photographed by Ken Howard, Metropolitan Opera Description: Sonya Yoncheva as Desdemona in Verdi's Otello. Photographed by Ken Howard, Metropolitan Opera

Conducting sensation Gustavo Dudamel makes his Met debut leading Verdi’s towering Shakespearean masterpiece, in the first revival of Bartlett Sher’s gripping 2015 production. The cast includes dynamic tenor Stuart Skelton in the title role, star soprano Sonya Yoncheva as the devoted but doomed Desdemona, and outstanding baritone Zeljko Lucic as the treacherous Iago.

RTÉ lyric fm, Saturday 5th January, 7pm-10pm