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L’incoronazione di Poppea, 14 June 1986

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

Librettist: Gian Francesco Busenello

Conductor: Richard Bradshaw

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Fortuna: Anne Collins

Virtu: Anna Steiger

Amor: Rebecca Caine

Ottone: Dale Duesing

First Soldier: Robin Leggate

Second Soldier: Timothy Evans-Jones

Poppea: Maria Ewing

Nerone: Neil Wilson

Arnalta: Anne-Marie Owens

Ottavia: Cynthia Clarey

Seneca: Roderick Kennedy

Valetto: Petros Evangelides

Drusilla: Elizabeth Gale

Pallade: Colette McGahon

Damigella: Lesley Garrett

Liberto: Jeremy Munro

Lucano: Robin Leggate

Lictor: Patrick Donnelly

Production Team

Original Director: Peter Hall

Associate Director: Rennie Wright

Set Designer: John Bury

Costume Designer: John Bury

Lighting Designer: John Bury