The production of L’Incoronazione di Poppea - the Coronation of Poppae)directed by Bob Wilson and conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini was a big success in 2015, and returns to the Scala in September this year.
The empress is performed by Carmela Remigio. The opera by Claudio Monteverdi was first performed in Venice during the 1643 carnival season, and established the composer as the leading musical dramatist of his time.
Alla Scala Millan, Italy
22 SEP to 01 OCY
The Franco Zeffirelli production of Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème is staged at the Met this autumn and winter. The enduring opera, which was first performed in Turin in 1896, is set in Paris and is a passionate tale of youthful rebellion against mainstream society and love between young artists in Paris.
One of the most popular operas in the world, it is widely acclaimed as a nuanced masterpiece about love and loss.
18 SEP to 14 JAN
Met Opera, New York - United States