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Handel: Acis and Galatea (Hogwood)

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Recorded at the Royal Opera House in April, 2009
Certificate: N/A
Running Time: 110 mins
Retail Price: £24.99
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Content Type: Musical Recording

Christopher Hogwood conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a distinguished cast including Danielle de Niese and Charles Workman in Wayne McGregor's new production of Handel's opera in which The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet appear in a rare and beautifully crafted collaboration. Filmed with High Definition cameras and recorded in true surround sound.

Galatea, a nymph and demi-goddess: Danielle de Niese
Acis, a shepherd: Charles Workman
Damon, a shepherd: Paul Agnew
Polyphemus, a giant: Matthew Rose
Coridon, a shepherd: Ji-Min Park

Dancers of The Royal Ballet:
Galatea: Lauren Cuthbertson
Acis: Edward Watson
Damon: Steven McRae
Polyphemus: Eric Underwood
Coridon: Paul Kay

The Royal Opera Extra Chorus
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Wayne McGregor

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, on 8th April 2009.

Special Features:
Illustrated synopsis
Cast gallery
Documentary: Staging Acis and Galatea

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Audio Tracks:
DTS 5.0
PCM Stereo

Subtitle Tracks:

Opus Arte

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