L'incoronazione di Poppea (The Coronation of Poppea) - Claudio Monteverdi
Recorded at the 1984 Glyndebourne Festival, this is a highly recommended experience.
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Raymond Leppard, 1984.
Cast: Maria Ewing (Poppea), Dennis Bailey (Nerone), Cynthia Clarey (Ottavia), Dale Duesing (Ottone).
Warner Music Vision/NVC Arts 0630 16914-2