Muted reviews for Jonas Kaufmann’s Munich Otellomain
Although first-nighters went predictably wild, most newspaper critics dissented from Kaufmann’s latest depiction of the Moor as a dysfunctional man with a cipher wife (Anja Harteros).
Frei in the Neue Zurcher Zeitung writes that the outstanding strengths of the production were Gerald Finley as Iago and Kirill Petrenko in the pit.
See for yourselves. You can watch a live performance here on December 2 at 7pm