Acis and Galatea (Royal Opera House)

Acis and Galatea (Royal Opera House)

Director: Jonathan Haswell, Wayne McGregor

Cast: Danielle De Nises, Lauren Cuthbertson

     
 

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Wayne McGregor produced, directed and choreographed this 2009 version of Frideric Handel 's 1718 opera Acis and Galatea at London's Royal Opera House. It combines the ensembles of The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet onstage, with accompaniment by The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Galatea is sung by soprano Danielle de Niese and danced by LaurenSee more details below

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Wayne McGregor produced, directed and choreographed this 2009 version of Frideric Handel 's 1718 opera Acis and Galatea at London's Royal Opera House. It combines the ensembles of The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet onstage, with accompaniment by The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Galatea is sung by soprano Danielle de Niese and danced by Lauren Cuthbertson; Acis is sung by tenor Charles Workman and danced by Edward Watson; and Damon is sung by Paul Agnew and danced by Steven McRae and Melissa Hamilton. Christopher Hogwood conducts, with Stephen Westrop serving as chorus master of The Royal Opera Extra Chorus.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/27/2010
UPC:
0809478070566
Original Release:
2009
Source:
Bbc / Opus Arte
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[stereo]
Time:
1:50:00
Sales rank:
81,243

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Illustrated Synopsis; Cast gallery; Staging Acis and Galatea

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