Dido & Aeneas

Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell
Opera performed in concert version
Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Bourgie Hall, 1339 Sherbrooke Street West

Conductor:
Matthias Maute

Soloists:
Myriam Leblanc (soprano) Dido, Queen of Carthage
Janelle Lucyk (soprano) Belinda, her sister
Dominique Côté (baritone) Aeneas, a Trojan prince

Chorus: Ensemble vocal Arts-Québec

The Ensemble Caprice Orchestra

Henry Purcell, the great genius of the baroque music era in England, created an operatic masterpiece with his Dido and Aeneas. The plot revolves around the love affair between Dido, queen of Carthage, and Aeneas, a Trojan prince. This intensely powerful love story culminates with the famous aria When I am laid. 

 

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Date

08 Nov 2022

Time

7:30 pm

Location

Salle Bourgie
1339, Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, Québec
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