Pre-Opera Talk with Ellen Rosand (Yale University)


Location: Decio Mainstage Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Bust of Poppea, at Palazzo Massimo alle Terme

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Opera Notre Dame presents Monteverdi’s timeless opera of politics, power, lust, and rage: THE CORRONATION OF POPPEA. The history of Imperial Rome presented in sounds that are as fresh as the day they were composed. Ellen Rosand (Yale University), author of Opera in Seventeenth-Century Venice: The Creation of a Genre and Monteverdi‚Äôs Last Operas: A Venetian Trilogy, will present a talk about the opera at 6:15 p.m prior to only the Thursday, April 24th performance. The pre-talk is sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.

The opera includes mature or adult content. In Italian with projected English translation. For more information and tickets, please visit the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.