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Metropolitan Opera - Agrippina

Closed March 7, 2020

A timely tale about the pursuit of power

Why See Metropolitan Opera - Agrippina?

Classical & Opera

New Production

All is not well in Ancient Rome. Emperor Claudius is feared lost at sea and his unscrupulous wife, Agrippina is already scheming to get her son Nero on the throne. But when the news comes that Claudius is alive and meaning to pass on his position to his savior Otho, Agrippina is plunged into a web of treachery, intrigue, and betrayal that she must cut down to realize her ambitions for her spoiled son. Marking its Met Opera debut in 2020, don't miss George Frideric Handel's darkly comic tale of the pursuit of power!

Created by Sir David McVicar in 2007, this impressive production moves the action from antiquity to the present day, where its themes remain as pertinent today as they did in 1709. With Joyce DiDonato Agrippina, this exciting premiere is conducted by Harry Bicket.

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Dates

Opening night: 6 February 2020

Audience

Sung in Italian with Met titles in English, German, Spanish and Italian

Run time

Three hours and 34 minutes with one intermission

Cast and Creative

Cast

Joyce DiDonato as Agrippina
Kate Lindsey as Nerone
Matthew Rose as Claudio
Brenda Rae as Poppea
Iestyn Davies as Ottone
Duncan Rock as Pallante

Creative

Conductor - Harry Bicket
Composer - Handel
Librettist - Cardinal Vincenzo Grimani
Production - Sir David McVicar
Set & Costume - John Macfarlane
Lighting - Paule Constable
Choreography - Andrew George

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1 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)

5.0 star rating

John Markham: “Handel's Agrippina with Joyce DiDonato,Brenda Rae,Iestyn Davis, Kate Lindsay et al”

The HD screening today was absolutely wonderful. Great production values... more

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