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Sun 27 May at 19:00

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames

Armonico Consort perform Henry Purcell
Purcell, The Fairy Queen Z 629: excerpts
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas (Semi-staged)
Armonico Consort
Christopher Monks, Director
Fri 1 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Hagia Eirene Museum, Istanbul

Joyce DiDonato in War and Peace
Joyce DiDonato in War and Peace
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Handel, Jephtha HWV 70: 'Scenes of horror, scenes of woe
Leo, Andromaca: Prendi quel ferro, o barbaro!
Cavalieri, Sinfonia Rappresentatione di anima e di corpo
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor, Z 730
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: When I Am Laid in Earth
Handel, Agrippina: Pensieri, voi mi tormentate
Gesualdo, Tristis est anima mea
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Lascia ch'io pianga
Purcell, The Indian Queen, Z 630: They tell us that you mighty pow'rs above
Handel, Susanna, HWV 66: Crystal streams in murmurs flowing
Pärt, Da Pacem Domine
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Augelletti, che cantate
Handel, Ariodante, HWV33: Dopo notte
Maxim Emelyanychev, Conductor
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Jul 07, 10, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 23
Festival D'Aix en Provence

Théâtre de l'Archevêché, Aix-en-Provence

Dido and Aeneas
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Purcell, Dido and Aeneas
Václav Luks, Conductor
Vincent Huguet, Director
Aurélie Maestre, Set Designer
Caroline de Vivaise, Costume Designer
Kelebogile Besong, Dido
Sophia Burgos, Belinda
Rachel Redmond, 2nd Woman
Tobias Greenhalgh, Aeneas
Lucile Richardot, Sorceress, Spirit
Majdouline Zerari, 2nd Enchantress
Peter Kirk, Sailor
Ensemble Pygmalion
Thu 2 Aug at 22:15
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 26: Late Night Serpent and Fire
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Purcell, Dido and Aeneas (excerpts)
Purcell, The Fairy Queen – Chaconne: Dance for Chinese Man and Woman
Graupner, Dido, Queen of Carthage (excerpts)
Sartorio, Julius Caesar in Egypt (excerpts)
Locke, The Tempest: Curtain Tune
Handel, Julius Caesar in Egypt – ‘Che sento? Oh Dio! ... Se pietà di me non senti’
Castello, Sonata No. 15 in D minor
Cavalli, Dido – ‘Rè de’ Getuli altero ... Il mio marito’
Hasse, Mark Antony and Cleopatra – ‘Morte col ero aspetto’
Handel, Concerto Grosso in C minor, Op.6 No.8, HWV 326
Anna Prohaska, Soprano
Il giardino armonico
Giovanni Antonini, Conductor
Tue 2 Oct at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Dido and Aeneas
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Purcell, Dido and Aeneas
Richard Egarr, Conductor
Christine Rice, Dido
Rowan Pierce, Belinda
Neal Davies, Sorcerer
Academy of Ancient Music
Choir of the AAM
Sat 3 Nov at 13:30
© Phill Poynter
Early Opera Company: Blow and Purcell
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Blow, Venus and Adonis (in concert)
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas
Early Opera Company
Christian Curnyn, Conductor
Dame Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Jonathan McGovern, Baritone
Lucy Crowe, Soprano
Susan Bickley, Mezzo-soprano
Rowan Pierce, Soprano
2019 Mar 16, 17, 20, 21, 23, 26, 30

Opéra Nouvel, Lyon

A Dido & Æneas
New production
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas
Kalima, Remember me
Opéra de Lyon
Pierre Bleuse, Conductor
David Marton, Director
Christian Friedländer, Set Designer
Tabea Braun, Costume Designer
Alix Le Saux, Dido
Guillaume Andrieux, Aeneas
Claron McFadden, Belinda
Choeurs de l'Opéra de Lyon
Orchestre de l'Opéra de Lyon