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Dido and Aeneas (Henry Purcell Opera)
Dido and Aeneas (Henry Purcell Opera)

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Item #:  D4242
Our Price: $29.99
Region: 1 (US & Canada Only)
Running Time: 60 minutes
Color: Color
UPC: 032031424296
ISBN: 978-0-7697-8725-1

Availability: In Stock

Maria Ewing, as Dido, heads an outstanding cast of young British singers in a film of Henry Purcell's much-loved tragic opera.

Purcell's much-loved tragic opera is an intense tale of heroism, passion, betrayal and ultimate tragedy, played out against a backdrop of fiery rituals, evil spells adn pageantry. This is filmed entirely on location at Hampton Court House, England, where spectacular settings are created in the house and grounds. Also starring Karl Daymond as Aeneas.


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Cast & Crew

Maria Ewing
Karl Daymond
Rebecca Evans
Sally Burgess
Patricia Rozario
Mary Plazas
Pamela Helen Stephen
Jamie McDougal
Francois TestoryJames Bowman

Composer: Henry Purcell
Libretto: Nabum Tate based on Virgil's Aeneid

Collegium Musicum 90
Conductor: Richard Hickox

Director: Peter Maniura
Production Designer: Niek Kortekaas
Producers: Nick de Grunwald and Julie Baines

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