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7:30 pm

University Opera: Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea

November 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Music Hall 925 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI United States
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$10 – $25

Opera’s earliest masterpiece, Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea (1643), takes us to a world where virtue is punished and ruthlessness and ambition are rewarded in a republic in which the head of state behaves very badly.  Roman Emperor Nero and his consort Poppea have no compunction about sweeping aside anyone who stands in the way […]

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