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The Brussels 2000 “Agrippina” Liveblogging Thread


Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Handel’s “Agrippina” (2000) from the La Monnaie Brussels, staged by David McVicar and conducted by René Jacobs.

Cast Listing:
Anna Caterina Antonacci – Agrippina
Rosemary Joshua – Poppea
Lawrence Zazzo – Ottone
Malena Ernman – Nerone
Lorenzo Regazzo – Claudio
Dominique Visse – Narciso
Antonio Abete – Pallante

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Liveblogging Handel’s “Agrippina” (Brussels 2000) on Saturday

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[“And then they elected… wait, WHAT?!” – “I know, girl. I know.” – Narciso (Dominique Visse) and Anna Caterina Antonacci (Agrippina) in Handel’s “Agrippina”, Brussels 2000.]

Continuing the current mood of “sopranos (and mezzos) setting things on fire”, we return to Handel for the next liveblog, with the 2000 Brussels “Agrippina” featuring Antonacci in the title role and Ernman as Nerone, on Saturday, Feb. 4th, at 9 p.m. (UTC+1).

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