Friday, June 4, 2010

What's on this weekend: Giulio Cesare in London

The Orchestra London and Canadian Operatic Arts Academyy put up their first production of opera this weekend!  Handel's Giulio Cesare is "not your average opera" and looks to be the start of something great in Western Ontario!

What: Handel's opera Giulio Cesare, presented by Orchestra London and the Canadian Operatic Arts Academy at UWO's Don Wright music faculty. Timothy Vernon conducts, Timothy Nelson directs. Cast includes Drew Minter (Giulio Cesare), Christopher Dunham (Curio), Sophie Roland (Cornelia), Rosanne van Sandwijk (Sesto), Mark Gough (Achilla), Lucia Cesaroni (Cleopatra), Christy Derksen (Nireno), Ian Howell (Tolomeo).
When: Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, 7:30 p.m, Sunday, 2 p.m.
Where: Grand Theatre, 471 Richmond St.
Details: Adults, $49 to $129, students $20 with valid student ID, plus applicable charges. Visit or call 519-679-8778.

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