Manitoba Underground Opera– Poppea

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    When:
    August 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm America/Toronto Timezone
    2018-08-17T19:30:00-04:00
    2018-08-17T21:30:00-04:00
    Where:
    La Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface
    180 Avenue de la Cathedrale, Winnipeg
    MB R2H 0H7

    In the year 62 CE, the Roman emperor Nero put aside his wife, Octavia, in favour of his mistress, Poppea. Manitoba Underground Opera’s experimental new production of Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea, led by director Brenna Corner and music director Deena Grier, will present a retelling of the circumstances surrounding this historical event. Set against the picturesque outdoor backdrop of La Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface, this production will see Orchestra members fully incorporated into the action alongside the singers to create an operatic experience like nothing seen in Winnipeg before.

    Sung in Italian
    Composed by Claudio Monteverdi
    Libretto by Alessandro Striggio

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