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Acis and Galatea from the Royal Opera House

Marking the 250th anniversary of Handel's death, a new production of the opera Acis and Galatea which brings together the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet directed by Wayne McGregor, the Royal Ballet's resident choreographer.

Australian-born American soprano Danielle de Niese makes her Royal Opera debut singing the role of Galatea, America tenor Charles Workman sings the role of Acis and British bass Matthew Rose is the giant Polyphemus. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment is conducted by the period instrument pioneer Christopher Hogwood.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Fri 22 May 2009 19:30


Role Contributor
GalateaDanielle de Niese
PolyphemusMatthew Rose
DirectorWayne McGregor