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OPERA

Acis and Galatea

George Frideric Handel
Sat 20.7.19  |  21:00  |  110 NIS
Israel Conservatory of Music Tel Aviv
Wed 24.7.19 | 20:00 |  110 NIS
Israel Conservatory of Music Tel Aviv

Conductor Chris Crans

Director | Michael Shell

Pianist | Tania Lohkina

 

Lighting Designer | Iris Mualem

Stage Manager | Racheli Leon Michaeli

 

CAST

Galatea | Mayan Goldenfeld 

Polyphemus | Eitan Mechtinger

Acis | Nils Nilsen

Clori | Tara Wheeker

Eurilla | Yael Gil

Damon | Anton Trotoush Elrom

Dorinda  | Valeria Bibliowicz

Rubilla | Adina Martin

Cupid, Actor | Joshua Sutton

A pastoral opera with Handel's elegant and flowing music, this is a refreshing adventure for those who love early music and provides a rare opportunity to see a performance of this 18th century opera. Acis and Galatea is a story from Greek mythology which tells of the love between the mortal Acis and the sea-nymph Galatea. When the jealous Cyclops Polyphemus kills Acis, Galatea transforms her lover into an immortal river spirit. The opera will be directed by Michael Shell, director of the Magic Flute last year, and conducted by Chris Crans.