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Composer: Monteverdi, Claudio (1567-1643)

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ZürichL'incoronazione di PoppeaNew Production

L'incoronazione di Poppea
Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308
Ottavio Dantone; Calixto Bieito; Zurich Opera; Rebecca Ringst; Ingo Krügler; Jake Arditti; Valer Sabadus

GrazTu felix Austria nube

© Werner Kmetitsch
Sayve, Padovano, Rovigo, Monteverdi
Ensemble Cinquecento; Neue Hofkapelle Graz

GrazAchtes Madrigalbuch

© Werner Kmetitsch
Monteverdi: Eighth Book of Madrigals (Madrigali guerrieri et amorosi)
Le Concert des Nations; La cappella Reial de Catalunya; Jordi Savall

Cesny-aux-VignesIf Music Be The Food Of Love

Monteverdi, Castaldi, Frescobaldi, Caccini, Lully, Boësset, Moulinié, Purcell, Britten, Barrios Mangoré, García Lorca, de Moraes, Bonfá
Jeanne Zaepffel; Léa Masson

Moreton-in-MarshL'incoronazione di Poppea | Longborough Festival Opera

L'incoronazione di Poppea | Longborough Festival Opera
Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308
Jeremy Silver; Jenny Miller; Longborough Festival Opera; Chiara Vinci; Lucilla Graham; Isabella Cheevers; Sofia Troncoso
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Opera Atelier's strengths reinforced with Monteverdi

Krešimir Špicer (Ulysses) and Christopher Enns (Telemaco) © Bruce Zinger | Opera Atelier
Opera Atelier's return to the earliest part of the repertoire with Monteverdi's Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria showcases their strengths in a relatively restrained production anchored by a strong ensemble cast.
***11
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O/MODƏRNT at Wigmore Hall: A descent into melodrama

Hugo Ticciati © Marco Borggreve
Conceptually, the programme of descending and rising fourths offered a real treat: in practice, the musicians' skill was in danger of being lost as they attempted to recover from their opening gimmickry.
***11
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Ex Cathedra for Holy Week at St John’s Smith Square

Ex Cathedra © Paul Arthur
A Lenten programme of 17th-century French and Italian sacred music partially fulfilled its dramatic potential in refined, understated performances. 
***11
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Turin's Orpheus does not ascend to Heaven

Mauro Borgioni (Orfeo) © Rammella & Giannese/Piva | Teatro Regio Torino
In the Teatro Regio's production everything is according to the script, but the magic of the stage is absent. 
**111
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Monteverdi on a doughnut: Ulysses fails to thrill

The Return of Ulysses © ROH & Roundhouse | Stephen Cummiskey
A series of ill-advised staging choices leads to a disappointingly drab performance of Monteverdi's Homeric epic.
**111
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