Richard Croft and Danielle de Niese star in Handel's 'Semele' at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Alvaro Yañez/courtesy of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées hide caption

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Going With The Flow: Handel's 'Semele'

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Bowing to market forces isn't just a modern concern: 'Semele' was Handel's attempt to appeal to fans of spiritually minded oratorios and lusty operatic dramas alike.

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