The New Zealand Opera presents Handel's Semele.
Attend the wedding of the year, filmed at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in October 2020. 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. Handel’s Baroque masterpiece SEMELE is an exciting mix of opera and oratorio.
Experience this exciting tale of passion, revenge and tragedy - set to some of the most beautiful music Handel ever wrote.