The Coronation of Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi (2018)
The first opera in music history based on real historical characters. This is the last work of Monteverdi, the father of opera.
Poppaea, mistress of the Roman emperor Nero, wants to be crowned empress. However, to achieve her goal she has to put to death not only the emperor's mentor, the philosopher Seneca, but Empress Ottavia, too.
The Coronation of Poppea - full performance