L'Incoronazione di Poppea (QEH, Wed & Fri). John Eliot Gardiner conducts a choice cast (Sylvia McNair, Anne-Sofie von Otter) in concert performances of Monteverdi's opera that will be recorded, live, by DG.
The Trojans (Barbican, 071-638 8891, Wed & Thurs). The continuing run of Berlioz's epic masterpiece, done in concert by the LSO under Colin Davis with Parts I and II spread across two nights. Alternatively, you can hear it in a single, marathon sitting next Sunday afternoon and evening, which is the final performance.