DetailsThe ancient story. Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, first performed in 1689, is inspired by Virgil's account of the myth which follows the burgeoning love of Aeneas, a Trojan prince, and the Queen of Carthage. Sponsored by Amerian Airlines.
Cast/Performers Mark Morris (Dido/the Sorceress), Guillermo Resto (Aeneas), Sarah Connolly (Dido/Sorceress), Mary Plazas, Ethna Robinson, Mary Nelson, Riccardo Simonetti, Richard Roberts, Rebecca de Pont Davies, Mark Richardson, Rhys Meirion, Sarah Connolly
Company(s): English National Opera, Mark Morris Dance Group
Conductor(s): Andrea Quinn, Anthony Legg
Choreographer: Mark Morris
Design(s): Maira Kalman, Robert Bordo
Costume(s): Elizabeth Kurtzman, Christine van Loon
Lighting(s): Michael Chybowski, James F Ingalls