GEORG FRIEDRICH HANDEL (Halle, 1685 - London, 1759) AGRIPPINA Drama in three acts - Libretto by Vlncenzo Grimani
Agrippina Veronique Gens Nerone Philippe Jaroussky Poppea Ingrid Perruche Claudio Nigel Smith Ottone Thierry Gregoire Pallante Bernard Deletre Narciso Fabrioe Di Falco Lesbo Alain Buet LA GRANDE ECURIE ET LA CHAMBRE DU ROY Conductor: Jean-Claude Malgoire
The emperor Claudius is reported to have died in a shipwreck and his wife Agrippina plans to fill the empty throne with her son Nero. But unexpectedly Claudius returns to Rome: he was saved by Otho. whom he names his successor... Agrippina must resort to all her cunning if Nero is to reign.