Purcell, Dido and Aeneas


Date Added: 3rd February 2017


Dido and Æneas is Purcell's best loved and most frequently performed work today. In this production by Wayne McGregor, the story based on Virgil's Aeneid breathes new life thanks to the movements on stage and the settings. Dido (Sarah Connolly), Queen of Carthage, is in love with Æneas (Lucas Meachem), who has sought refuge at her court following the burning of Troy at the end of the Trojan War...


Certificate: Not Rated

Year: None

Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute


Director: Jonathan Haswell

Cast: Lucy Carter, Fotini Dimou, Hildegard Bechtler, Wayne McGregor

Studio: Royal Opera House / Opus Arte / medici.tv


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