DePaul Opera Theatre presents "L’incoronazione Di Poppea"

Directed by Harry Silverstein, with conductor Jason Moy, DePaul Opera Theatre and DePaul Baroque Ensemble will present L’incoronazione di Poppea, one of the many worldwide productions celebrating the 450th anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi’s birth. Having first premiered at the 1643 Carnival in Venice, this opera was Monteverdi’s final work, and considered by many to be his finest operatic masterpiece, showcasing the adulterous relationship between the Roman emperor, Nero, and his mistress, Poppea. Love and lust prevail over morality and propriety, culminating with the coronation of Poppea as Nero’s empress and their sensuous love duet “Pur ti miro” – one of the most well-known Baroque pieces of all time.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00pm

Concert Hall
800 W Belden Ave

Event Type



School of Music, (All) School of Music, Opera


Free and open to the public

Google Calendar iCal Outlook

Recent Activity

© 2001-2017 DePaul University | Contact Us | Emergency Plan | Consumer Info | IBHE | Privacy Statement | Terms of Use |