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  • The Guardian

    Musically, it’s phenomenal – beautifully conducted by William Christie.
  • New Statesman

    Watching Glyndebourne Festival Opera’s astonishing new production, it becomes blisteringly clear why it is regarded as the composer’s operatic masterpiece. Giulio Cesare is not so much a box of delights as an embarrassment of riches.

Cast & creative team


  • Giulio Cesare
    Sarah Connolly
  • Curio
    Alexander Ashworth
  • Cornelia
    Patricia Bardon
  • Sesto
    Angelika Kirchschlager
  • Cleopatra
    Danielle de Niese
  • Nireno
    Rachid Ben Abdeslam
  • Tolomeo
    Christophe Dumaux
  • Achilla
    Christopher Maltman
  • Orchestra
    Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment


  • William Christie
  • David McVicar
  • Robert Jones
    Set Designer
  • Brigitte Reiffenstuel
    Costume Designer
  • Paule Constable
    Lighting Designer
  • Andrew George
    Movement Director
  • Nicholas Hall
    Fight Director