English National Opera - Giulio Cesare in Egitto Reviews
19 April 2021
Anna Christy
Anna Christy
Daniela Mack
Tim Mead, Patricia Bardon, James Laing

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Giulio Cesare in Egitto

English National Opera


No. of reviews: 17

For musical reasons alone, this Giulio Cesare should be experienced
15 Oct 12 / Opera Britannia
Veni, vidi ...
12 Oct 12 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
ENO's new production fails to enthrall
10 Oct 12 / New Statesman
A marathon evening
9 Oct 12 / Musical Pointers
Caesar fails to conquer
8 Oct 12 / Bloomberg
Not so much a love story as a gory girl-power revenge tragedy
7 Oct 12 / Independent on Sunday
When a staging of a Handel opera fails, however comprehensively, the music wins out
7 Oct 12 / The Observer
The evening teeters towards disaster
6 Oct 12 / The Stage
There is nothing in the evening quite to beat the musical output
6 Oct 12 / Londonist
Directions. Take one dead giraffe...
4 Oct 12 / What's on Stage
"The one with the giraffe"
3 Oct 12 / Telegraph
A production that seems intent on sucking the soul out of one of Handel’s greatest creations
3 Oct 12 / Financial Times (via Google)
Keegan-Dolan's modern-dress version is hamstrung by problems of interpretation and dramatic integration
3 Oct 12 / The Guardian
Fine singing survives intrusive production
3 Oct 12 / Music OMH
Rome meets the Wild West in a gory production intensely focused on love, sex and power
3 Oct 12 / Evening Standard
The singing was very good
3 Oct 12 / Classical Source
Choreographed Giulio Cesare from ENO
3 Oct 12 / Seen and Heard
Michael Keegan-Dolan: Handel's beautiful darkness
Celebrated for his productions of Giselle and The Rite of Spring, the Irish choreographer now tackles Julius Caesar at the ENO. He tells Nicholas Wroe how he found dance in Handel.
Production details
Cast
Christy, Mack, Zazzo, Mead, Laing, Bardon, Brown, Humphreys
(c) Curnyn (d) Keegan-Dolan
Performance dates
1, 4, 12, 16, 19, 24, 26, 31 October, 2 November 2012
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