May 15, 2013

Emmanuelle Haïm's new release : L'Incoronazione di Poppea

L’Incoronazione di Poppea by Monteverdi, with Emmanuelle Haïm directing Le Concert d'Astrée, will be released the 20th May.

In a colourful stage direction enhancing the cruel fight of human passions, Poppea, embodied by the great Sonya Yoncheva,  Nerone, sung by Max Emmanuel Cencic, and Emmanuel Haïm directing le Concert d’Astrée will carry you away into a captivating and tragic Roma of the 1st century after JC. 

The cast also includes Ann Hallenberg as Octavia, Tim Mead as Ottone, Paul Whelan as Seneca and Amel Brahim Djelloul as Drusilla. The stage direction is signed by JF Sivadier.

Depicting the widest range of human feelings, l’Incoronazione di Poppea is a Shakespearean journey which borders on the sublime.