Met Live: Agrippina

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Handel’s Agrippina—Met Premiere

As the imperious title empress, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads the Met premiere of Handel’s tale of deception and deceit. Harry Bicket conducts Sir David McVicar’s wry new production, which gives this Baroque black comedy a politically charged, modern updating. Featuring Music Academy alumna Brenda Rae (’08) as Poppea.

Runtime approximately 4 hours, 10 minutes



Please be aware that this production, although containing no nudity, includes some suggestive adult content which may not be suitable for young audiences.



Production: Sir David McVicar / Set and Costume Designer: John Macfarlane / Lighting Designer: Paule Constable / Choreographer: Andrew George

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