Giulio Cesare is Handel’s most celebrated opera, and a real clash of titans on stage. A thrilling story of passion and revenge, it features music so beautiful and characters so strong that English Touring Opera have decided to present it complete, in two intriguing performances.
Part I: The Death of Pompey
Having defeated his rival Pompey, can Caesar now survive the machinations of King of Egypt Ptolemy and his sister Cleopatra?
Part II: Cleopatra’s Needle
The Battle for the Kingdom of the Nile reaches a crisis, as Pompey’s family is enslaved, Caesar is presumed dead, and Cleopatra is made captive by her brother.
Catherine Carby sings the role of Cornelia.