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Work: L'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308

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ComposerMonteverdi, Claudio (1567-1643)
PeriodEarly
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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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

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

SalzburgL'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308New Production

L'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308
Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308
William Christie; Jan Lauwers; Lemm & Barkey; Sonya Yoncheva; Kate Lindsey

BudapestL'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308New production

L'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308
Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308
György Vashegyi; Kriszta Székely; Hungarian State Opera; Júlia Balázs; Dóra Pattantyus; Szabolcs Brickner; Zita Szemere

MannheimL'incoronazione di PoppeaNew Production

Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308
Jörg Halubek; Lorenzo Fioroni; Nationaltheater Mannheim; Paul Zoller; Sabine Blickenstorfer; Magnus Staveland; Fridolin Bosse
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A heavy crown: austere Monteverdi at the Staatsoper

Max Emanuel Cenčić (Nerone) and Anna Prohaska (Poppea) © Bernd Uhlig
The Staatsoper's new L'incoronazione di Poppea is serious, intelligent but short on fire.
***11
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Pinchgut's Poppea: cynical production, glorious music

Jake Arditti (Nero) © Brett Boardman
Pinchgut Opera's L'incoronazione di Poppea is a glorious feast of singing, acting and playing but the production is brutal, taking Monteverdi's vision of corruption in high places to excessive lengths.
****1
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Evil triumphs beautifully in Monteverdi 450 Poppea

Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the English Baroque Soloists © Salzburger Festspiele | Silvia Lelli
The final opera in Sir John Eliot Gardiner's Monteverdi 450 trilogy features an excellent cast and inspires deep emotion.
****1
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Singing triumphs: Monteverdi's Poppea, Hampstead Garden Opera

Helen Day (Valetto) and Benjamin Schilperoort (Seneca) © Laurent Compagnon
A musically sensitive account of Monteverdi’s Poppea, with simple staging and 1950s costumes, sees singing triumph noticeably over the relative theatrical inexperience of HGO’s talented young cast. 
***11
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Flinty graves: a chilling Poppea

Eve Daniell (Nerone) and Lorena Paz Nieto (Drusilla) © Robert Workman
In Shoreditch, the Royal Academy of Music showed off some superb singing in a chilling exploration of tyranny and unrestrained power.
****1
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