Synopsis by Matthew Tobey
Image Entertainment presents this performance of Handel's operatic retelling of Shakespeare's tragedy Julius Caesar. Directed by John Copely and accompanied by the English National Opera under the conduction of Sir Charles Mackerras, the 1984 production features all of the lead roles filled by female performers. With Janet Baker as the titular ill-fated Roman emperor, Julius Caesar also includes Valerie Masterson as Cleopatra, Sarah Walker as Cornelia, and Della Jones as Sextus.
music, opera-singer, orchestra, opera, performer