The Coronation of Poppea
Claudio Monteverdi's 1642 baroque opera "The Coronation of Poppea," about love, intrigue and betrayal in Nero's Rome, is sung in Italian (with English subtitles) in this film by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. Poppea: Rachel Yakar.
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- Premiered: November 4, 1972
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)