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CUA Presents Handel's 'Julius Caesar'


7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9; Friday, Nov. 10; and Saturday, Nov. 11 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 12


The Catholic University of America
Ward Recital Hall
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.


Catholic University's Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will present Handel's opera "Julius Caesar" ("Giulio Cesare"). The performance will be in Italian with English supertitles projected on a screen. The opera is directed by Jamie Roberts and conducted by Joel Lazar. For a digital video promo, visit: mms://

First staged in England in 1724, Handel's version of "Julius Caesar" is far from the dark tale of shadowy morality and political intrigue concocted by William Shakespeare. Rather it is a tale of heroism, revenge and royal intrigue in which the put-upon Cleopatra is saved from the clutches of her evil brother Ptolemy by the dashing Caesar.

General admission tickets are $20. Tickets for students, staff and seniors are $15. For more information, contact the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at 202-319-5414 or visit


Benjamin T. Rome School of Music