White Shirt Monday: The Man Mezzo With the Golden Gown

[On the continued iconography of gold laurel wreaths: Laura Zigmantaite (Nerone) in the re-enacted Aix Grüber staging of Monteverdi’s “L’incoronazione di Poppea”, Lyon 2017. – Photo Credit: Opéra de Lyon]

Is this a good day to be thinking about von Otter, who originally premiered this production, if I am not mistaken?

Every day is a good day to be thinking about von Otter.

And on the issue of laurel wreaths of gold: we will get back to that tomorrow night.

11 thoughts on “White Shirt Monday: The Man Mezzo With the Golden Gown”

    1. yes, she reminded me somewhat of von Otter there – the entire introspective approach to Nerone, even if less serene).
      Yes, a luxury these days to encounter a mezzo Nerone – I am trying to to remember if I have seen any since Connolly and Coote. (we could stock up there. Definitely.)

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