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Giulio Cesare

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Theatre RoyalNottingham, East Midlands, United Kingdom
On Wednesday 6 November 2019 at 19:00
Performers
Opera North
Manoj KampsConductor
Tim AlberyDirector
Leslie TraversSet Designer, Costume Designer
Justina GringytėMezzo-sopranoGiulio Cesare
Sophie BevanSopranoCleopatra
Heather LoweMezzo-sopranoSesto
James LaingCountertenorTolomeo
Paul-Antoine Bénos-DjianCountertenorNireno
Darren JefferyBaritoneAchilla
TBCCornelia, Curio
Thomas C HaseLighting Designer
Chorus of Opera North
Orchestra of Opera North

With all the colour, passion and epic sweep of a historical blockbuster, Handel’s take on the tempestuous romance between Julius Caesar and Cleopatra features some of his most exciting and seductive music. The war between Rome and Egypt is the violent backdrop for a story of passion, ambition and vengeance, played out through vividly etched characters and a series of glittering arias. Tim Albery’s acclaimed production returns under the baton of Baroque specialist Christian Curnyn.


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