Agrippina


Handel’s tale of intrigue and impropriety in ancient Rome receives its first Met performances, with star mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the controlling, power-hungry Agrippina and Harry Bicket conducting. Sir David McVicar’s production ingeniously reframes the action of this black comedy about the abuse of power to “the present,” where it should loudly resonate. The all-star cast features mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey as Agrippina’s son and future emperor Nerone, soprano Brenda Rae as the seductive Poppea, countertenor Iestyn Davies as the ambitious officer Ottone, and bass Matthew Rose as the weary emperor Claudius.

Sung in Italian with Met Titles in English, German, Spanish and Italian

Theatre

Metropolitan Opera
30 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023

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10 or more tickets
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Audience

Recommended for Adults and Teens

Duration

Approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes

First Performance

2/6/2020

On Sale Through

3/7/2020

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