Handel and Guests are Entertained at the Palace at Ostankino
George Frideric Handel, with a bottle of claret, explaining to a full house at Count Sheremetyevo’s private theatre in the palace at Ostankino, on 15 July 2010, how he was appointed court musician by George I, Elector of Hanover and soon to be King of England, in 1710.
This show, which will be performed on the 12th of August in English, portrays Handle’s life, as represented in jokes and letters of the time. The show is illustrated with arias from his many operas, including “Rinaldo”, “Ottone”. Soloists from Moscow’s best opera theatres, dressed up in magnificent costumes, to the accompaniment of a chamber orchestra; members of which are also suitably attired, will entertain all who love Handle. www.prozrchny.com