Renata Tebaldi Is Desdemona Renata Tebaldi Is Desdemona Audio will be available later today. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email September 11, 199612:00 AM ET Renata Tebaldi is Desdemona and Herbert von Karajan conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in the object of Rob Kapilow's "What Makes it So Great?" attention: the "Ave Maria" from Act Four of Verdi's "Otello." (London 411 618-2) Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Featured Artist Renata Tebaldi Famed Soprano Renata Tebaldi Dies in Italy Renata Tebaldi Is Desdemona We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.