Music by George Frideric Handel
Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads as the imperious title empress in the Met’s first-ever performance of this tale of deception and deceit.
Set in Ancient Rome, Agrippina plots the downfall of Emperor Claudius to secure the throne for her son Nero, in Handel’s first operatic triumph.
Harry Bicket conducts Sir David McVicar’s wry new production, which gives this Baroque black comedy a politically charged, modern updating.
Estimated run time: 3hrs 45 mins (including 1 interval)
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Sat 29 Feb
The Met’s first-ever performance of this tale of deception and deceit
A co-production with L’Opéra de Québec and Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam
Sun 15 Mar
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