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Handel: Giulio Cesare DVD (Opéra national de Paris)

Handel: Giulio Cesare DVD (Opéra national de Paris)

Natalie Dessay's stage debut as Cleopatra in Laurent Pelly's production, accompanied by Lawrence Zazzo, Varduhi Abrahamyan and Le Concert d'Astree under Emmanuelle Haim.

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Giulio Cesare, the most popular of Handel’s operas, is named after the great Roman emperor, but its most memorable character is Cleopatra. In this production by Laurent Pelly, Natalie Dessay chose to make her stage debut in the role of the Egyptian queen, described by the Telegraph as “a supreme vocal enchantress”.


Georg Friedrich Händel

Cleopatra: Natalie Dessay 

Giulio Cesare: Lawrence Zazzo

Cornelia: Varduhi Abrahamyan

Sesto: Isabel Leonard



Choeur de l'Opéra national de Paris

Le Concert d’Astrée

Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm

Director: Laurent Pelly



Picture: 16:9

Sound: PCM Stereo 2.0 / Dolby Digital 5.0

Subtitles: EN/SP/GE/FR/IT

Format:  NTSC

Region Code: 0

Running Time: 217 mins


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