Hudson Hall to Present ‘Giulio Cesare’

By Francisco Salazar

Hudson Hall in New York is set to present Händel’s “Giulio Cesare” in April 2025.

 The opera will be directed by opera director and Hudson resident R.B. Schlather and will reunite him with the early music band Ruckus.

The production will star American countertenor Randall Scotting as Cesare and rising star Song Hee Lee as Cleopatra. They will be joined by Meridian Prall as Cornelia, Chuanyuan Liu as Tolomeo, Rolfe Dauz as Curio, Matthew Deming as Nireno, Raha Mirzadegan as Sesto, and Douglas Williams as Achilla.

The creative team will include Joseph Cermatori as dramaturg, costume design by Terese Wadden and lighting by Masha Tsimring, scenic associate Erica Zhang, hair and makeup by Matia Emsellem, supertitles by Steven Jude Tietjen, assistant director Michael Hoffmann.

“Giulio Cesare” will be performed April 19 through May 2, 2025.