Live at the Met’s Agrippina

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George Frideric 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.

The opera runs three hours, 45 minutes with one intermission.

February 29 2020

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Date: February 29, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost: $10
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1891 Fredonia Opera House

9 Church St.
Fredonia, NY 14063 United States

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716-679-1891

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