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Dido And Aeneas

 

« Dido and Aeneas » tells the tale of the legendary Queen of Carthage, Dido and the Trojan refugee prince, Aeneas. When Aeneas and his crew become shipwrecked in Carthage, he and the Queen fall in love. In the meantime, witches plot Dido’s destruction.
This adaptation of the English baroque tragic masterpiece features magnificent music, potent drama, and remarkable intensity.

Nuno Roque appears as the Queen of Witches, an original role created for this production.


Opéra Comédie, Opéra National de Montpellier  Montpellier, France (5 performances)
Théâtre Jean Alary Carcassonne, France (2 performances)
Théâtre Molière, Scène Nationale de Sète et du Bassin de Thau Sète, France (1 performance)


Michèle Fizaine, “Bouleversante Didon à L’Opéra Comédie”, Midi Libre (France), February 28, 2009
“Didon et Enée”, La Dépêche (France), May 15, 2009

Type

Opera
Theatre

Music

Henry Purcell

     Director

      J.P. Scarpitta

Production

Opéra National de Montpellier

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Type

Opera
Theatre

Music

Henry Purcell

Director

J.P. Scarpitta

Production

Opéra National de Montpellier

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Photography : M. Ginot / Opéra National de Montpellier.

Photography : M. Ginot / Opéra National de Montpellier.