Great Performances at the Met | Handel's Giulio Cesare
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Great Performances at the Met | Handel's Giulio Cesare

Watch Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 2pm on WMHT TV

David Daniels and Natalie Dessay sing the leading roles of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra in David McVicar’s new production of Handel’s Giulio Cesare. Baroque specialist Harry Bicket leads the popular staging, originally produced at the Glyndebourne Festival, which incorporates many innovative elements into the story of Caesar and Cleopatra’s unlikely romance — including extensive choreography by Andrew George. Soprano Renée Fleming hosts the broadcast and conducts backstage interviews with the stars.