by George Frideric Handel
Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Estimated Run Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes
A classic love feud between rulers and rulers-to-be. The story is set in ancient Rome, and its lineup includes the emperor Claudius, along with the whole raft of plotters and schemers who surrounded him. His fourth wife Agrippina plots his death, so her son Nero from her previous marriage can secure the throne.
Conductor: Harry Bicket
Production: Sir David McVicar
Set and Costume Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer: Paule Constable
Choreographer: Andrew George
Cast: Brenda Rae (Poppea), Joyce DiDonato (Agrippina), Kate Lindsey (Nerone), Iestyn Davies (Ottone), Duncan Rock (Pallante), and Matthew Rose (Claudio)
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