Sir Peter Hall directs and Raymond Leppard conducts this 1984 Glyndebourne Festival Opera production of Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi's final opera, "L'Incoronazione di Poppea," often considered his very best. Set in ancient Rome, Monteverdi's historically based opera seria chronicles the passionate love affair between Emperor Nero and his deceptively seductive second wife, Poppea.
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After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get his loyalists safely to East Timor in a tiny lifeboat.
Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen princess (Olivia D'Abo) and her powerful bodyguard (Wilt Chamberlain) to a far away castle to retrieve the magic Horn of Dagon.
Have you watched L'Incoronazione di Poppea yet? What did you think about it?