The Metropolitan Opera: Giulio Cesare

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The opera that conquered London in Handel's time comes to the Met in David McVicar's inventive production--which triumphed at its Glyndebourne premiere in 2005. The Guardian praised McVicar's -- witty, sexy, and tragic post-colonial framing of Handel's Caesar and Cleopatra tale, -- which incorporates elements of Baroque theater and 19th-century British imperialism to illuminate the opera's ideas of love, war, and empire building. The world's leading countertenor, David Daniels, sings the title (more...)

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Length: 275 minutes

Released: April 27, 2013 Limited

Cast: David Daniels, Natalie Dessay, Alice Coote, Patricia Bardon, Christophe Dumaux

Director: David McVicar, Harry Bicket
Writer: George Frideric Handel, Nicola Francesco Haym
Genre: Musical, Program
Distributor: NCM/Fathom

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