Monteverdi - L'Incoronazione di Poppea DVD
One of the inventors of the operatic form composer Claudio Monteverdi still stands as one of the genre's masters. L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA (The Coronation of Poppea) was written a year before his demise and is considered to be a Baroque masterpiece. Thought the original version vanished in a fire the renowned Baroque historian Rene Jacobs managed to produce a recognized new version of the opera for this French production. Starring Patricia Schumann Richard Croft and the Baroque ensemble Concerto Koln this production is a rare treat.