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Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea
Patricia Schuman | Marianne Rotholm | Kathleen Kuhlmann | Jeffrey Gall | Harry Peters | Curtis Rayam | Richard Croft
Michael Hampe, stage director
Monteverdi is generally regarded as the father of European opera. His "Poppea" is a blood and thunder melodrama, set in Nero's Rome and loaded with passion, jealousy, murder and savage ambition.
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