Tag Archives: George Frideric Handel

Handel’s Rinaldo in Israel

RINALDO Opera in two acts by Georg Friedrich Handel   Libretto: Giacomo Rossi based on Aaron Hill and Torquato Tasso World premiere: February 24, 1711, the Queen’s Theatre, London Premiere of this production at the Estonian National Opera: September 18, 2014 Monday 29/02/2016 … Continue reading

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“Tamerlano” and “Alcina”performed by the Belgian Opera company La Monnaie/De Munt available for view online until 10 March 2015

Tamerlano Opera in tre atti HWV. 18 (1724) George Frideric Handel Libretto di Nicola Francesco Haym Premiere King’s Theatre Haymarket, London, 31/10/1724 Full opera available for view online until 10 March 2015: http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/mymm/media/2236/Tamerlano%20-%20George%20Frideric%20Handel/ Tamerlano, inspired by the historical confrontation of … Continue reading

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Handel’s Alcina in Copenhagen

Performance period: 21. Feb. – 14. Mar. 2015 at then Royal Danish Theatre of Copenhagen Dwelling on a desert island, the sorceress Alcina is so alluringly beautiful that all men must fall in love with her – and suffer the … Continue reading

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Rinaldo in Estonia

Rinaldo Opera by Georg Friedrich Händel in two acts Libretto by Giacomo Rossi based on Aaron Hill and Torquato Tasso World premiere on February 24, 1711 at Queen’s Theatre Premiere at the Estonian National Opera on September 18, 2014 In … Continue reading

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George Frideric Handel’s HERCULES in Toronto

  PRESENTS: HERCULES George Frideric Handel Peter Sellars returns to direct a dream cast in his acclaimed production of Handel’s timeless and poignant tragedy. Alice Coote as Dejanira, Eric Owens as Hercules, Lucy Crowe as Iole, Marckarthur Johnson as a soldier … Continue reading

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“JULIUS CAESAR” in Milwaukee

THE FLORENTINE OPERA COMPANY (Milwaukee) PRESENTS: An Empire Rests in the ‘Hands of Love’ in this New Florentine Opera Production Behold, as the greatest Roman general who has ever lived falls madly in love with the most beautiful and powerful Queen … Continue reading

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“Agrippina” in Omaha

OPERA OMAHA PRESENTS: AGRIPPINA George Frideric Handel Friday February 14, 2014 Sunday February 16, 2014 Orpheum Theater About the Production Delve into the sordid private lives of some of history’s most notorious figures. Agrippina is the ambitious and seductive wife … Continue reading

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