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Handel's Julius Caesar in Egypt

Julius Caesar in Egypt
12 Oct 2019
7pm Saturday, 12 October
Handel Consort & Quire present Handel's Opera Julius Caesar in Egypt
Event type: 
Live event, Music, Theatre
Price: 
Adults $40, Seniors $35, Students with ID Free.
Venue: 
Pitt St Methodist Church
Address: 
78 Pitt St, Newton, Auckland
Region: 
Auckland

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Julius Caesar is Handel's best-known and much-loved opera, and deservedly so. It features some very famous arias such as "Piangero, la sorte mia"' "V'adoro, pupille"' and "Da tempeste", all sung by Cleopatra - described by the prominent Handel scholar Winton Dean as "one of the great characters of opera, an immortal sex-kitten whose emotions, if ephemeral, are obsessive while they last". There are no less than eight singing roles in the opera. Hamish Gould, a counter-tenor from Austraila will sing the title role of Julius Caesar. This production will be staged, with a professional orchestra.

 

Julius Caesar - Hamish Gould
Cleopatra - Elizabeth Mandeno
Sextus - Andrew Grenon
Cornelia - Cecily Shaw
Ptolemy/Nirenus - Sophie Lamb
Nirenus/Ptolemy - Beth Goulstone
Achillas - Andrew Conley

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Handel Consort & Quire

10 Sep 2019