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DIDO AND ÆNEAS

DIDO AND ÆNEAS
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Opera in one prologue and three acts
Libretto by Nahum Tate
Text of the prologue by Maylis de Kerangal, performed by Rokia Traoré

First performed on December 1689 at the Boarding School for girls from Chelsea

New production from the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence and its Académie.
In coproduction with Bolshoi Theater - State Academic Theater of Russia 

Sung in English with French and English |1 hour and 20 minutes

Théâtre de l'Archevêché 7, 10, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20 and 23 July - 22PM 

Dido and Æneas by Purcell staged by Vincent Huguet – Festival d’Aix-en-Provence 2018 © Vincent Pontet