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Acis and Galatea (Royal Opera House)

Overview

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. ...
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Overview

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.
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Special Features

Illustrated Synopsis; Cast gallery; Staging Acis and Galatea
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/27/2010
  • UPC: 809478070566
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Time: 1:50:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 66,433

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Danielle De Nises Galatea
Lauren Cuthbertson Galatea
Charles Workman Acis
Edward Watson Acis
Paul Agnew Damon
Steven McRae Damon
Melissa Hamilton Damon
Matthew Rose Polyphemus
Eric Underwood Polyphemus
Park Ji-Min Coridon
Paul Kay Coridon
Christopher Hogwood Conductor
Technical Credits
Jonathan Haswell Director
Wayne McGregor Director, Choreography
Laïlla Diallo Choreography
George Frideric Handel Score Composer
Roland Ott Executive Producer
James Whitbourn Producer
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