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Duration: 1 hour

Documentary following Graham Vick, one of the leading opera directors of our times, through six months of intensive rehearsals for two radically different productions of operas by Giuseppe Verdi. From a spectacular outdoor Aida, staged on an Austrian lake, to a raw and emotionally charged version of Othello presented in a derelict Birmingham factory with the participation of more than two hundred enthusiastic local singers, dancers and actors.

Last on

Sat 26 Feb 2011 12:55 BBC Two Wales only

Credits

Assistant Director
Omar Shahryar
Narrator
Samuel West
Actor
Indra Thoma
Actor
Arnold Rawls
Actor
Keel Watson
Actor
Ronald Samm
Actor
Stephanie Corley
Participant
Jean Nicholson
Participant
John Read
Participant
Kashmire Leese
Director
Graham Vick
Director
Nicholas Payne
Director
Andy King-Dabbs
Director
John Martin White
Executive Producer
Peter Maniura
Choreographer
Ron Howell
Composer
Jonathan Dove

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