Forma Antiqva
—Giulio Cesare in Egitto by Händel




Christopher Lowrey, countertenor – Cesare
Carolyn Sampson, soprano – Cleopatra
Maite Beaumont, mezzo – Sesto
Hilary Summers, contralto – Cornelia
José Antonio López, baritone – Achilla
Konstantin Derri, countertenor – Tolomeo
Forma Antiqva
Aaron Zapico, conductor


G. F. Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto (opera in three acts). Booklet by Nicola Francesco Haym


Handel, one of the most celebrated Baroque opera composers, will feature on the programme for the first edition of the Palau Opera concert series with Giulio Cesare in Egitto, one of the highlights of the Italian operas written by the German-born, London-based composer. The ensemble Forma Antiqva, conducted by Aaron Zapico, will accompany a group of soloists that, headed by soprano Carolyn Sampson, also includes prominent names such as  Hilary Summers, and countertenors Christopher Lowrey and Konstantin Derri

Information and tickets

Dates and tickets

  • 10 March 2022
    19:00 h
    Concert Hall

Production information

Prices:from 30 to 100 €
Approximate:200 minutes (aprox) - With a 20 minute break
Organized by:Fund.Orfeó Català-Palau de la Música


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