Attributed to William Hogarth, Senesino, Cuzzoni and Berenstadt, ca. 1724. Copyright Gerald Coke Handel Foundation (Giulio Cesare talk)
Handel’s Giulio Cesare

Handel’s Giulio Cesare

40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ
23 Feb 2018
  • Talks
Learn about the history and performances of Handel’s Giulio Cesare, with highlighted archive material

13:00 | Free with Museum admission

In 1724 Handel’s masterpiece Giulio Cesare was performed for the first time, and in 2018 at least three different opera companies will produce the work. In celebration Katharine Hogg, Librarian of the Gerald Coke Handel Collection, outlines the history of the opera and its performances from 1724 to the present, illustrating the talk with archive items from the Collection.

The opera Giulio Cesare is being performed in 2018 at Glyndebourne, Bury Court Opera, and at London Handel Festival.