Met Opera LIVE: Handel's AGRIPPINA

Broadcast Live from New York!

New Production. MET PREMIERE!

As the imperious title empress, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads the Met premiere of Handel’s tale of deception and deceit. Harry Bicket conducts Sir David McVicar’s wry new production, which gives this Baroque black comedy a politically charged, modern updating.

*Please be aware that this production of AGRIPPINA, although containing no nudity, includes some suggestive adult content which may not be suitable for young audiences.

Estimated Run Time: 3h 45min, with one intermission

"A vivid new production … Played with electric vividness, and starring a guns-blazing Joyce DiDonato … Bold, snicker-out-loud funny, magnetic … Conducting from the harpsichord, Harry Bicket kept the pace crisp and headlong … The singers were fearless … A devilish delight … Handel died more than 250 years ago, but at the Met he seems more vital than ever.” – New York Times

New York Times: Review: The Met Opera Is Handel’s House in ‘Agrippina’


“Ebullient high spirits … Rollicking … DiDonato embodied Agrippina with ferocity and pinpoint accuracy.” – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal: ‘Eurydice’ and ‘Agrippina’ Reviews: Voices Lost and Found


“Joyce DiDonato is rapturous in Agrippina … It’s a joy to have another Handel opera at the Met.” – Financial Times


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Show Dates & Times:

2/29/20 - Saturday

1:00 pm,

$27/Adults, $15/Students 18 and under, and college students with ID.

Available online at the link below; by calling (207) 594-0070 (M-F, noon – 4pm); at the box office when the theatre is open for shows; or at the door.

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