Аn der Wien: Giulio Cesare in Egitto

Year: 2021
Country: Austria
Conductor: Ivor Bolton
Director: Keith Warner
Set and costume designer: Ashley Martin-Davis
Lighting Designer: Mark Jonathan
Cast: Bejun Mehta, Louise Alder, Christophe Dumaux, Patricia Bardon, Jake Arditti
Genre: opera
Runtime: 194 min.
Age: 18+

Both Rome and our days; joys of peace and horrors of war

Triumphantly premiered in 1724 at the King’s Theatre in London, George Frideric Handel’s Giulio Cesare in Egitto masterfully combines human emotions: Triumph with sorrow, despair with happiness and love with profound melancholy in the face of the transience of all earthly life.