The 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.


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


Music: Purcell
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
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Dido and Aeneas

Dido and Aeneas (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0620181542. Details of all Dido and Aeneas archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1906

Archive Listings

28 Jun 00
8 Jul 00
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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