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G. F. Handel: Giulio Cesare 
22/1-19/2 2022 Nederlandse Reisopera
"You don't often come across a conductor who also stage-directs. The Greek George Petrou combines both functions for Handel's opera Giulio Caesare in Egitto at the Nederlandse Reisopera. With a beautiful cast, he turned it into a more than evening-filling, virtuoso listening and viewing game. Almost four hours of delicious, heavenly, Handel."
"Petrou is a genius devil artist. He is one of the few conductors who is also active in the directing profession. ... You rarely get to see Handel this inventive and idiosyncratic." (Keuze van de criticus)
A co-production between the Nederlandse Reisopera and the International Handel Festspiele-Gottingen 
George Petrou-Stage director/conductor
Paris Mexis-Set and costume designer 
Stella Kaltsou-Light designer 
Cesare: Xavier Sabata (Reisopera)/Yuri Mynienko (Göttingen) 
Cleopatra: Sophie Junker 
Cornelia: Francesca Ascioti 
Sesto: Katie Coventry 
Tolomeo: Nicholas Tamagna 
Achilla: Riccardo Novaro 
Nireno: Rafal Tomkiewicz
Curio: Arthur Janda