L’Incoronazione di Poppea review: An ideal choice for Trinity Laban Conservat - Daily Express
The opera opens to the tableau of a banquet presided over by the notorious Emperor Nero. As the diners leave Nero slides under the table with his latest squeeze Poppea.
The tale of power and corruption in ancient Rome plays out over the course of three hours to Monteverdi’s exquisite score.
Among the cast, mezzo Emily Gray was outstanding as the rejected Empress Ottavia.
Excellent too were Bethany Horak-Hallett’s Nerone, Charlotte Osborn’s Poppea, counter tenor Luke Faber as Ottone, Henrike Legner as Drusilla and bass Samuel Mitchell as Seneca.
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