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Monteverdi's L'Incoronazione di Poppea

Robert Carsen (stage director), Emmanuelle Haïm (conductor) – With Danielle de Niese (Poppea), Alice Coote (Nerone), Iestyn Davies (Ottone)...

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Cast

Robert Carsen — Stage director, lighting

Michael Levine — Set designer

Constance Hoffman — Costumes

Peter van Praet — Lighting

Danielle de Niese — Poppea

Alice Coote — Nerone

Iestyn Davies — Ottone

Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke — Arnalta

Tamara Mumford — Ottavia

Dominique Visse — Nutrice

Paolo Battaglia — Seneca

Marie Arnet — Drusilla

Lucia Cirillo — Valletto

Claire Ormshaw — Damigella

Amy Freston — Amore

Sonya Yoncheva — Fortuna

Simona Mihai — Virtù

Program notes

An early baroque masterpiece, Monteverdi's L’incoronazione di Poppea was inspired by The Annals by Tacitus and celebrates the love of the emperor Nero and the courtesan Poppea. Filmed at the 2008 Glyndebourne Festival, Robert Carsen’s production brings together Danielle de Niese, Alice Coote and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under the direction of Emmanuelle Haïm.

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