GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL: “Acis and Galatea” – PREMIERE

On the Ocassion of 300th anniversary of the first opera performance

 

Participants:

 

Vocalists: Leif Aruhn-Solén, tenor – Acis (Sweden), Beatriz de Sousa, soprano – Galatea (Portugal), Sreten Manojlović, bass-baritone – Polifemo (Austria/Serbia) i Mathias Hedegaard, tenor – Demon (Denmark)

Choir and Orchestra New Trinity Baroque on historical instruments

Conductor: Predrag Gosta (USA / Serbia)

Dramaturgy and Directing: Marijana Mijanović (Switzerland / Serbia)
Scenography and costumes: Tijana Trailović
Photography and light: Stefan Momirov

 

Program:

“Acis and Galatea” – pastoral opera in 2 acts, HWV 49a (1718)

Music: George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Libretto: John Gay, Alexander Pope i John Hughes

 

Organized by The Studio for Early Music
Sponsored by: Foundation Makris
Ticket prices: 500, 800 and 1000 dinars