"Gripping, blood-thirsty, bold and shockingly modern - just as 17th century opera should be."  - B. Christensen


music by Monterverdi
Sung in English translation

A new production by Gale Edwards AM

October 2019


New Production

music by Monteverdi
libretto by Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed

stage director - Gale Edwards AM
conductor - Evan Lawson
set & costume Design - Joseph Noonan
lighting design - Jason Crick

Daniel Todd as Nero
Cristina Russo as Poppea
Heather Fletcher as Ottavia
Dimity Shepherd as Arnalta
Paul Biencourt as Ottone
Frances Kruske as Drusilla
Victoria Thomasch as Amor
Jerzy Kozlowski as Seneca
Joshua Oxley as Soldier 1
Leo Williams as Solider 2

Performed at Olinda Yarra as part of Yarra Valley Opera Festival 2019