Emma Pearson, Amitai Pati, Sarah Castle, Paul Whelan, Stephen Diaz, Chelsea Dolman, Sashe Angelovski, New Zealand Opera Chorus, holy Trinity Cathedral Choir, New Zealand Opera Baroque Orchestra, Peter Walls
"Witness The Wedding of the Year, filmed at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Auckland New Zealand. Handel’s Baroque masterpiece Semele is an exciting mix of opera and oratorio. Unlike his much more famous Messiah, this work scandalised audiences when first performed at Covent Garden theatre in 1774. Drawn from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, the sensual story explores a love triangle between Jupiter, King of the Gods, his wife, the goddess Juno, and his lover, the mortal princess Semele…"