The Ottavia Project

Murder and Mayhem in Ancient Rome

A scorned woman, a love quadrangle, and assassins afoot. A theatrical fusion of scenes from Claudio Monteverdi’s opera, L’incoronazione di Poppeaand the play, Octavia, attributed to Seneca; with piano works of Bach and Rameau.

Misha Penton, soprano, concept, director; with singers Michael Walsh, Shelley Auer, Kinga Skretkowicz; Toni Valle, choreographer. Stephen W. Jones, piano.

November 15, 2008, Barnevelder Movement & Arts Complex,

Performance Program