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26/12/1709 Handel's opera 'Agrippina' premieres in Venice

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Georg Frideric Handel - Agrippina - Sinfonia (John Elliot Gardiner with English Baroque Soloists)

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Georg Frideric Handel - Agrippina (1709) - Lament for Ottone - "Voi che udite" (Michael Chance)

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Georg Frideric Handel - Agrippina - "La mia sorte", "Il tuo figlio", "Sperero, poi che mel"

Agrippina is an opera seria in three acts by George Frideric Handel with a libretto by Cardinal Vincenzo Grimani. Composed for the 1709–10 Venice Carnevale season, the opera tells the story of Agrippina, the mother of Nero, as she plots the downfall of the Roman Emperor Claudius and the installation of her son as emperor.
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