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
Production: Sir David McVicar / Set and Costume Designer: John Macfarlane / Lighting Designer: Paule Constable / Choreographer: Andrew George
$280 Subscription / $28 Individual Tickets