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One of Handel’s most celebrated operas: a story of passion and revenge, featuring a treasure trove of great arias with immense dramatic intensity. The opera follows the events surrounding Julius Caesar’s conquest of Egypt, as well as his uneasy alliance and romance with fabled Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.
Handel’s epic opera returns to ETO in an adapted revival of their widely acclaimed 2017 production, led by ETO’s Artistic Director, James Conway and conductor, Jonathan Peter Kenny who will lead the Old Street Band.
English Touring Opera (ETO)
English Touring Opera is the leading touring opera company in the UK. ETO travels to more regions and to more venues than any other English opera company, touring annually to around 55 venues and presenting as many as 110 performances per year. Their aim is to offer opera to everyone, with a varied repertoire of high-quality professional productions featuring some of the finest talent in opera. ETO are an Olivier Award winning company, having won the Outstanding Achievement in Opera Award at thE 2014 ceremony.
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