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Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea DVD (Liceu)

Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea DVD (Liceu)

David Alden's production for the Gran Teatre del Liceu with Sarah Connolly and Miah Persson in the title roles.
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Love conquers all - ruthlessly and irresistibly - as Emperor Nero and his mistress Poppea remove the obstacles to their union. At Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu David Alden’'s visually sumptuous production, with its suggestions of a giant game of chess, puts the opera’s potent blend of sex and politics in a context that sets ancient against modern– just as the action juxtaposes scurrilous comedy and stark drama. Monteverdi's magnificent score, meanwhile, accommodates intrigue, wit, nobility, tragedy and sensuality, and, led by the intense Sarah Connolly and the delectable Miah Persson, the cast brings both drama and music startlingly to life. Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true surround sound.

 

Claudio Monteverdi

Poppea: Miah Persson

Nerone: Sarah Connolly 

Ottone: Jordi Domènech 

Seneca: Franz-Josef Selig 

 

Baroque Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu; Harry Bicket

 

Stage Director: David Alden

 


Extras: Illustrated synopsis / Cast Gallery 


Picture: 16:9
Sound: DD 2.0 /  5.1 
Format: NTSC
Region code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 183+6 mins
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT/CA

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