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Tenor in his 70s may become oldest person ever to sing demanding title role in Verdi's 'Otello'

Check out this nice little feel-good story: Jon Andrew, a hearty 77 years old, aims to sing the title role in Verdi's Otello, in June. If the British tenor gets through the performance, he'll establish a record of sorts.

Otello is a killer role, virtually Wagnerian in its technical demands, and not that many tenors of any age tackle it. Should be interesting to find out how this guy does. I imagine Verdi would be rooting Andrew on -- after all, the composer was in his 70s when he wrote this towering opera.

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