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L’incoronazione di Poppea, 01 July 1984

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

Librettist: Gian Francesco Busenello

Conductor: Raymond Leppard

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Fortuna: Patricia Kern

Virtu: Helen Walker

Amor: Linda Kitchen

Ottone: Dale Duesing

First Soldier: Keith Lewis

Second Soldier: Donald Stephenson

Poppea: Maria Ewing

Nerone: Dennis Bailey

Arnalta: Anne-Marie Owens

Ottavia: Cynthia Clarey

Seneca: Roderick Kennedy

Valetto: Petros Evangelides

Drusilla: Elizabeth Gale

Pallade: Jenny Miller

Damigella: Lesley Garrett

Liberto: Jeremy Munro

Lucano: Keith Lewis

Lictor: Roger Bryson

Production Team

Original Director: Peter Hall

Associate Director: Rennie Wright

Set Designer: John Bury

Costume Designer: John Bury

Lighting Designer: John Bury