Poppea @ , Winnipeg [from 17 to 23 August]


17 - 23
19:30 - 21:30

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180 De la Cathedrale Ave, Winnipeg, MB R2H 0H7, Canada
The Worlds of Opera and Experimental Theatre Collide

In the year 62 CE, the Roman emperor Nero put aside his wife, Octavia, in favour of his mistress, Poppea. Manitoba Underground Opera's experimental new production of Monteverdi's The Coronation of Poppea, led by director Brenna Corner and music director Deena Grier, will present a retelling of the circumstances surrounding this historical event. Set against the picturesque outdoor backdrop of La Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface, this production will see Orchestra members fully incorporated into the action alongside the singers to create an operatic experience like nothing seen in Winnipeg before.

August 17, 20, 23
La Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface

All performances at 7:30pm
Performance is 120 minutes long including one 15 minute intermission

$25 general or $20 student/senior/artist

Ticket prices include all fees
Sung in Italian
Composed by Claudio Monteverdi
Libretto by Alessandro Striggio
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