L'Incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308

L'incoronazione di Poppea (SV 308, The Coronation of Poppaea) is an opera  in three acts written by Claudio Monteverdi, with an Italian libretto by Giovanni Francesco Busenello. It was premiered at the St. John and Paul's Theater in Venice in 1643, and it is usually considered to by one of the first operas to include historial events and people in its plot: it tells the story of Poppae, mistress of Roman emperor Nero. The libretto departs from traditional morality: eventually the adulterous and morally compromised Poppea and Nero triumph, even ... more

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Claudio Monteverdi

Claudio Monteverdi was an Italian composer, gambist, and singer. Monteverdi's work, often regarded as revolutionary, marked the transition from the Renaissance style ...
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