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The Coronation of Poppea

Date: 06 December 2019
Time: 20:00
Place: Eiffel Műhelyház - Kőbányai út 30, 1101
Telephone: +36 1 8147100
Email: info@opera.hu

Claudio Monteverdi – Bella Máté: The Coronation of Poppea

Opera in three acts, in Hungarian, with Hungarian and English subtitles

Poppea, the lover of the emperor Nerone, decides to have herself crowned empress. And her efforts are successful.L'incoronazione di Poppea will be presented based on a revised score by Máté Bella that preserves the essence of Monteverdi’s final dramatic work while also enriching it with contemporary musical elements. Staging it will be choreographer Dóra Barta. By integrating Kornél Fekete-Kovács and his line-up of jazz musicians into this production, the Opera is continuing down the fusion path it started on with 2016’s The Fairy Queen.

Cast

Poppea, Nerone Bori Keszei Nerone, Emperor of Rome Péter Balczó Ottavia, Nerone's wife Andrea Szántó Ottone, Poppea's husband György Philipp Seneca, a philosopher Péter Fried Drusilla, Ottone's former lover Eszter Zemlényi Love Diána Kiss Arnalta, Poppea's confidant Éva Balatoni Fortune Zsófia Nagy Libertino, a captain Attila Dobák Littore András Kiss Nutrice, Ottavia's nurse Mária Farkasréti Virtue Andrea Brassói-Jőrös Lucano, a poet and soldier Gergely Dargó

Credits

Composer Máté Bella / Claudio Monteverdi Librettist Giovanni Francesco Busenello Director Dóra Barta Dramaturg Eszter Orbán Conductor Gergely Vajda

Premiere Dec. 6, 2019

More details: http://www.opera.hu/musor/megtekint/poppea-megkoronazasa-2019/eloadas-201912062000/?lan=en