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L’Incoronazione Di Poppea, 07 June 1964

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

Librettist: Gian Francesco Busenello

Conductor: Raymond Leppard

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Ottone: Walter Alberti

First Soldier: Dennis Brandt

Second Soldier: Gerald English

Poppea: Saramae Endich

Nerone: Richard Lewis

Arnalta: Oralia Dominguez

Ottavia: Kerstin Meyer

Damigella: Soo-Bee Lee

Seneca: Carlo Cava

Valetto: Duncan Robertson

Drusilla: Margaret Neville

Pallade: Elizabeth Bainbridge

Liberto: Neilson Taylor

Lucano: Hugues Cuenod

Amor: Annon Lee Silver

Lictor: Stafford Dean

The Emperor's Fool: Robert Harrold

Production Team

Original Producer: Gunther Rennert

Set Designer: Hugh Casson

Costume Designer: Joyce Conwy Evans

Lighting Designer: Francis Reid

Revival Producer: John Cox