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Part II follows the Trojans in their exile to Carthage - a very different place from their own shattered city. The city is ruled by Queen Dido, who welcomes the Trojans when a storm blows their fleet into the harbour. Word comes of an invasion by neighbouring Numidians, and Aeneas puts his troops at Dido's disposal. Thanks to the Trojans, Carthage's enemy is defeated and a grateful Dido falls in love with Aeneas, prompting one of the greatest of all operatic duets. Yet the Trojan hero cannot be dissuaded from his mission. As Aeneas and his followers sail to Italy, Dido kills herself with her lover's sword and in a dying vision foresees the triumph of Troy's rebirth in the founding of Rome. Concert performance sung in French. Running time approx 3 hours including one interval of 30 minutes.

Performers Michelle de Young (Dido), Ben Heppner (Aeneas), Sara Mingardo (Anna), Robert Lloyd (Narbal), Kenneth Tarver (Iopas), Toby Spence (Hylas), Tigran Martirossian (Pentheus), Pamela Helen Stephen (Ascanius), Darren Jeffrey (1st Trojan Soldier), Roderick Earle (2nd Trojan Soldier), Petra Lang (Ghost of Cassandra), William Dazeley (Ghost of Chorebus), Jonathan Lemalu (Ghost of Hector), Clive Bayley (Ghost of Priam), Leigh Melrose (Mercury).
Music Berlioz. Company London Symphony Chorus. Conductor Colin Davis (Sir).

The Trojans - Part 2: The Trojans at Carthage - International Concert Season 2003:2004

The Trojans - Part 2: The Trojans at Carthage - International Concert Season 2003:2004 (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T555071568. Details of all The Trojans - Part 2: The Trojans at Carthage - International Concert Season 2003:2004 archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0187133621

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30 Aug 03Symphony Hall
Birmingham
West Midlands

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