The Coronation of Poppea
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The Coronation of Poppea

The Coronation of Poppea is the final act in this landmark work in the development of Italian opera – the first to be based on a historical episode rather than on a mythological or religious subject – was s...
A Lady of Little Sense (The Lady Boba)
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A Lady of Little Sense (The Lady Boba)

A Lady of Little Sense is one of three plays in the Spanish Golden Age Season at the Arcola, transferred from the Ustinov Studio in Bath, two of which are by Lope de Vega (1562 – 1635). Although not often...
Peter Grimes By Librettist Montagu Slater
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Peter Grimes

David Alden’s highly acclaimed production of Benjamin Britten’s opera, Peter Grimes, has returned to the Coliseum, more than four years after its debut there in 2009. This work, written during World War...