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Acis and Galatea DVD (The Royal Opera / The Royal Ballet)

Christopher Hogwood conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a distinguished cast including Danielle de Niese and Charles Workman in Wayne McGregor's production of Acis and Galatea – a rare and beautifully crafted collaboration between The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet. Filmed with High Definition cameras and recorded in true surround sound. 

The Royal Opera/The Royal Ballet
Music:George Frideric Handel
Galatea: Danielle de Niese | Lauren Cuthbertson
Acis: Charles Workman | Edward Watson
Damon: Paul Agnew | Steven McRae
Polyphemus: Matthew Rose | Eric Underwood
Coridon: Ji-Min Park | Paul Kay
Dancers of The Royal Ballet

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
The Royal Opera Extra Chorus
Chorus Master: Stephen Westrop
Director and choreographer: Wayne McGregor
Assistant Director and Choreographer: Laïla Diallo
Designs: Hildegard Bechler
Lighting: Lucy Carter

Plus: Cast gallery, illustrated synopsis, staging Acis and Galatea

Picture: 16:9
Sound: 2.0 PCM & 5.0 DTS
Format: NTSC
Region code: 0 All regions 
Running time: 110 mins 
Year: 2009
Menu language: EN
Subtitles: FR/DE/ES (extra features only)