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Giulio Cesare in Egitto : opera in tre atti / di Nicola Haym ; musica di George Frideric Handel.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication InfoLondon, England : Decca, ©2006.
Description2 videodiscs (239 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorHaym, Nicola Francesco, librettist.
Other author/creatorGall, Jeffrey, performer.
Other author/creatorLarson, Susan, performer.
Other author/creatorWestbrook-Geha, Mary, performer.
Other author/creatorHunt Lieberson, Lorraine, 1954-2006, performer.
Other author/creatorMaddalena, James, performer.
Other author/creatorMinter, Drew performer.
Other author/creatorCobb, Cheryl, performer.
Other author/creatorHildebrand, Herman, performer.
Other author/creatorSmith, Craig (Conductor) conductor.
Other author/creatorSellars, Peter director.
Included WorkHandel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Giulio Cesare.
Other author/creatorStaatskapelle Dresden performer.
Other author/creatorDecca Record Company.
Abstract Though sung in the original Italian, Giulio Cesare is relocated in the unspecified future in the Middle East. Cesare is the unquestioned leader of a major world power who visits the Empire's number one global trouble spot. Ptolemy is a 14-year-old "self styled local potentate" and Cleopatra his beautiful and spoiled elder sister.
General noteSung in Italian with subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish and Chinese.
General noteProgram notes and synopsis in English in container.
CreditsDirected by Peter Sellars.
Performer Jeffrey Gall (Giulio Cesare) ; Susan Larson (Cleopatra) ; Mary Westbrook-Geha (Cornelia) ; Lorraine Hunt (Sesto) ; James Maddalena (Achilla) ; Drew Minter (Tolomeo), Cheryl Cobb (Nirena) ; Herman Hildebrand (Curio) ; Sächsische Staatskapelle, Dresden ; conductor, Craig Smith.
Date/time/place of a event noteOriginally produced in 1990.
Technical detailsDVD-9; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, LPCM stereo; aspect ratio 4:3.
Genre/formTelevised operas.
Genre/formNonfiction television programs.
Genre/formNonfiction films.
UPC 044007140895
Publisher numberB0007253-09 Decca

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