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Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea
Patricia Schuman, Marianne Rotholm, Kathleen Kuhlmann, Jeffrey Gall, Harry Peters, Curtis Rayam and 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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