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DVD:
MONTEVERDI – Poppea 3-DVD Box

Discover three different approaches to Monteverdi's famous opera "Poppea", available in a 3-DVD Box.

  • MONTEVERDI – Poppea 3-DVD Box (Front-Cover) | Copyright: © EuroArts Music International

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Three different approaches to the enigmatic mistress of Roman Emperor Nero – in one box: watch Poppea in two contrasting opera productions plus as a futuristic ballet performance.

DVD 1: The Coronation of Poppea
Norwegian National Opera (Staged by Ole Anders Tandberg)

The performance portrays the decadence of the late Roman Empire – with obvious parallels to our own times. It marked Ole Anders Tandberg’s debut with the Norwegian Opera & Ballet, and he certainly let the blood flow.

DVD 2: Poppea
Schwetzinger Festspiele 1993 (Staged by Michael Hampe)

This performance, faithful to the original, is musically arranged and conducted by René Jacobs, one of the world’s leading Baroque specialists.

DVD 3: POPPEA // POPPEA
Theaterhaus Stuttgart · Gauthier Dance (Choreography by Christian Spuck)

For the ballet "POPPEA // POPPEA", Martin Donner uses Monteverdi's compositions, which are scratched, cut up, and mixed by a DJ, giving the performance a futuristic ambience. Emma Ryott's costumes reflect the various characters and each character develops their own individual dance gestures which run through the story like leitmotifs.

Original title MONTEVERDI: 3x POPPEA
Genre Opera
Production year 1993, 2010, 2013
Duration 409 mins (DVD 1: 180 mins, DVD 2: 151 mins, DVD 3: 78 mins)
Video format NTSC – 16:9 (DVD 1&3), NTSC – 4:3 (DVD 2)
Audio format PCM Stereo (DVDs 1-3), DD.5.1 (DVD 3), DTS 5.1 (DVD 3)
Production Company NordicStories AS and the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet (DVD 1), SDR - now SWR, WDR, ARTE with the Schwetzinger Festspiele (DVD 2), parallax raumprojektion (DVD 3)
Co-Production Company EuroArts Music International (DVD 1), ZDF (DVD 3)
Director Anja Stabell & Stein-Roger Bull (DVD 1), José Montes-Baquer (DVD 2), Nikolai Vialkowitsch (DVD 3)
Composer Claudio Monteverdi
Orchestra / Band Orchestra of the Norwegian National Opera, Concerto Köln
Conductor Alessandro de Marchi, René Jacobs
Stage Director Ole Anders Tandberg, Michael Hampe
Choreography by Christian Spuck
Libretto Giovanni Francesco Busenello
Soloist Birgitte Christensen, Jacek Laszczkowski, Tim Mead, Marita Sølberg, Patricia Schumann, Richard Croft, Kathleen Kuhlmann, Harry Peeters, Eric Gauthier, Anneleen Dedroog, Miriam Gronwald, Anna Süheyla Harms

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