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HANDEL, G. F.: Giulio Cesare (Glyndebourne, 2005) (NTSC)

    
 










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HANDEL, G. F.: Giulio Cesare (Glyndebourne, 2005) (NTSC)


Handel (1685 - 1759) GIULIO CESARE
Sarah Connolly, Angelika Kirchschlager, Danielle de Niese
Christophe Dumaux, Patricia Bardon, Christopher Maltman
Rachid Ben Abdeslam
The Glyndebourne Chorus / Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
William Christie /
Stage Director David McVicar

Running time:
295 mins
Region Code:
All regions
Picture format:
16:9 Anamorphic
Sound format:
DTS Surround / LPCM Stereo
Menu languages:
EN
Subtitles:
EN/FR/DE/ES/IT

Cat. No:
OA 0950 D (3 DVD set)

David McVicar's production of Giulio Cesare manages to combine serious insight with entertainment, bringing Handel´s masterpiece to life in a powerful, convincing and highly intelligent way. In every line of the complex narrative the subtle nuances are apparent, reflecting perfectly the transparent and exquisite nature of Handel's musical expression. Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true surround sound, the outstanding singing of the all-star cast, led by a superb Sarah Connolly, and the vivid playing of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under the energising baton of William Christie reveal the colour and dramatic character of Handel's music in a most delightful manner.







Composer(s):
Handel, George Frideric

Lyricist(s):
Haym, Nicola

Conductor(s):
Christie, William

Orchestra(s):
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Choir(s):
Glyndebourne Chorus

Artist(s):
Abdeslam, Rachid Ben; Bardon, Patricia; Connolly, Sarah; Dumaux, Christophe; Kirchschlager, Angelika; Maltman, Christopher; Niese, Danielle de

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: OA0950D

Barcode: 809478009504

Distribution Note(s):

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Physical Release: 04/2006

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