Opera

Handel's Giulio Cesare

David McVicar (stage director), William Christie (conductor) – With Sarah Connolly (Cesare), Danielle de Niese (Cleopatra)...

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Cast

David McVicar — Stage director

Brigitte Reiffenstuel — Costumes

Paule Constable — Lighting

Andrew George — Movement director

Sarah Connolly — Cesare

Alexander Ashworth — Curio

Patricia Bardon — Cornelia

Angelika Kirchschlager — Sesto

Danielle de Niese — Cleopatra

Rachid Ben Abdeslam — Nireno

Christophe Dumaux — Tolomeo

Christopher Maltman — Achilla

Nadja Zwiener — On-stage Violin

Laurence Cummings — Harpsichordist

Benoît Hartoin — Harpsichordist

Jonathan Cohen — Cellist

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David McVicar's 2005 triumph at Glyndebourne: Giulio Cesare, with Sarah Connolly and Danielle de Niese, an opera of overwhelming passions and life-or-death power struggles!

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