104. L’incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi)

Opera in prologue and 3 actsComposer: Claudio MonteverdiLibretto: Giovanni Francesco BusenelloFirst performed: Teatro Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, 1643 carnival season LA FORTUNA [Fortune]SopranoAnna di ValerioLA VIRTÙ [Virtue]SopranoAnna RenziAMORE [Cupid]SopranoRabacchioNERONE [Nero], Roman EmperorCastrato sopranoStefano CostaPOPPEA, a most noble lady, mistress of Nero, raised by him to the seat of empireSopranoAnna di ValerioOTTAVIA, reigning Empress, who … Continue reading 104. L’incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi)