Latest reviews in Musicals & Music Films »

Fantabulous! Glyndebourne's 'Giulio Cesare' 2005

Advantages: Everything.
Disadvantages: Nothing.

Scotsman David McVicar has blazed a spectacular trail in his fabulous staging of this Baroque opera seria for the 2005 Glyndebourne Festival. His starting material is Georg Frideric Handel’s formidable, four-hour-long ‘Giulio Cesare in Egitto’ (‘Julius C ...

zerbine28 29.04.2007 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Giulio Cesare - Handel (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Characters / Performances

Soundtrack

How does it compare to ...

UNHEARD-OF, SPLENDID, OUTRAGEOUS, GRACEFUL ...

Advantages: Marvellous adaptation, glorious music, excellent soloists
Disadvantages: None

...This is the second of an occasional series of reviews of performances of the works of the French composer Jacques Offenbach which are available on DVD. Orpheus in the Underworld was the first Offenbach operetta that I had the pleasure to hear and it has ...

Newfloridian 18.08.2006 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Jacques Offenbach - Orphee Aux Enfers (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Characters / Performances

Soundtrack

How does it compare to ...