Matthew Brook debuts as Seneca in Florence

17 June 2011

This month Matthew Brook makes important role and house debuts when he sings Seneca in Pier Luigi Pizzi’s production of L’incoronazione di Poppea, conducting by leading Monteverdi specialist Alan Curtis, as part of the 74th Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.  The international cast boasts Susan Graham in the title role and Jeremy Ovenden as Nerone.

Performances are on June 18, 20 and 22.  More information on the production, including rehearsal footage and video interviews with Pier Luigi Pizzi and Alan Curtis, can be found by clicking here

Matthew Brook’s other collaborations with Maestro Curtis include the recently released and highly-acclaimed recording of Handel’s Ariodante on EMI/Virgin Classics.  More information can be found here.

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