Approximate Running Time: 3 hours and 30 minutes, with 2 intermissions
In Italian with English captions
This powerful work by the Baroque master is a first for Seattle audiences. The visually striking production explores the Roman general’s arrival in Egypt, his relationship with Cleopatra, and her subsequent rise to power. Two exceptional singers—Ewa Podles and Anna Burford—share the title role. Experience first-hand the emotional power that has made Handel’s timeless music so compelling.