Giulio Cesare (Handel), 2005

Giulio Cesare (Handel), 2005

David McVicar’s production brings all-singing, all-dancing energy to one of Handel’s greatest scores.

The cast includes Sarah Connolly (Giulio Cesare), Danielle de Niese (Cleopatra) and Patricia Bardon (Cornelia) with conductor William Christie and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

Photo: Mike Hoban

Giulio Cesare (Handel), 2005
  • Giulio Cesare - full opera

    Bollywood meets baroque in David McVicar’s legendary staging.

    When Egypt’s seductive queen meets Rome’s powerful ruler, the stakes are high, both for politics and passion. Horrified by the brutal murder of his rival by Cleopatra’s brother Tolomeo, Cesare joins forces with Cleopatra to depose her...