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War Memorial Opera House
|Stylishly sung San Francisco revival of Handel's "Xerxes" is not to be missed|
|“A revival of a revival of a revival” might describe Handel’s practice of reviving his own works. This highly acclaimed revival production of Handel's Xerxes received it best performance to date with a star-studded cast.
Xerxes tells the tale of two brothers, Xerxes and Arsamenes, both competing for the same bride – Romilda. Though Romilda and Arsamenes are betrothed, Atalanta, Romilda’s sister, attempts to thwart their love. The plot is further enriched through many disguises and additional characters.
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