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- 162 Mins
Lacrosse sticks and flying bicycles bring contemporary chic to this timeless fantasy of warriors and witches in Robert Carsen’s fun-filled transformation of Handel’s first London triumph. Conducting from the keyboard just as Handel himself did, Ottavio Dantone leads a youthful cast of today’s luminaries in the dramatic art of Baroque opera; the ‘affecting’ Sonia Prina, the ‘unadorned intensity’ of Anett Fritsch and ‘fire-breathing flair’ (The Observer) of Brenda Rae.
Cast & Crew
Tim Mead (Eustazio), Anett Fritsch (Almirena), (Director), Sonia Prina (Rinaldo), Luca Pisaroni (Argante), (Composer), Brenda Rae (Armida), (Conductor), Varduhi Abrahamyan (Goffredo)