Giulio Cesare


Handel Giulio Cesare (Julius Caesar) opera to libretto by Nicola Francesco Haym. Directed 2012 by Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurie at the Salzburg Whitsun Festival. Stars Cecilia Bartoli (Cleopatra), Andreas Scholl (Cesare), Philippe Jaroussky (Sesto), Anne Sofie von Otter (Cornelia), Christophe Dumaux (Tolomeo), Ruben Drole (Achilla), Jochen Kowalski (Nirena), and Peter Kálmán (Curio). Giovanni Antonini conducts Il Giardino Armonico. Sets by Christian Fenouillat; costumes by Agostino Cavalca; lighting by Christoph Forey, choreography by Beate Vollack; dramaturgy by Konrad Kuhn. Directed for TV by Olivier Simonnet. Released 2016, disc has dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA

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