Our privacy policy was last updated on Monday 24 June 2019View it hereDismiss
Sign in
Bachtrack logo
What's on

Work: Dido and Aeneas

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance listings
Fact file
ComposerPurcell, Henry (1659-1695)
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
Upcoming eventsSee more...

AtlantaWagner's Tristan und Isolde (Atlanta Premiere) - Act III

Purcell, Wagner
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Robert Spano; Tamara Wilson; Simon O'Neill; Jamie Barton; Ryan McKinny
Latest reviewsSee more...

Dido: Purcell's opera renamed and relocated

Rachael Lloyd (Dido) and Eyra Norman (Belinda) © Tristram Kenton
Director Purni Morell sandpapers every trace of spikiness from Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, leaving the production a victim of its own good intentions. 
Read more

Dido and Aeneas and Trouble in Tahiti at RCS

Dido and Aeneas © Robbie McFadzean

In the unlikeliest of pairings at RCS, Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas finds resonance with Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti, delivered with spirited commitment.

Read more

Norrington and LPO provide emotion and insight in Dido and Aeneas

Sir Roger Norrington © Manfred Esser
Sir Roger Norrington and a strong cast joined a Baroque-style London Philharmonic Orchestra in a highly accomplished Dido and Aeneas, preceded by Handel’s clean and stately Water Music.
Read more

Dido and Aeneas rescue a disappointing Baroque triple bill from ETO

Nicholas Mogg (Aeneas), Alison Manifold and Sky Ingram (Dido) © Richard Hubert Smith
English Touring Opera's triple bill of early Baroque miniatures promised an intruiging evening but failed up to expectations. 
Read more

A great Dido and Aeneas pairing in Adelaide

Kate Louise Macfarlane (Belinda), Bethany Hill (Dido) and Raphael Wong (Aeneas) © Bernard Hull Photography
A richly sung Dido and Aeneas in an imaginative venue becomes an enjoyable and rewarding experience.
Read more