presents Henry Purcell’s Opera ”Dido and Aeneas” for a unique
performance in Limassol.
The famous baroque opera, in a libretto of Nahum Tate, is one of the
masterpieces of the world’s lyrical repertoire.
Considered the first masterpiece of English opera, Henry Purcell’s
1689 opera is based on the story of Dido, queen of Carthage, and Aeneas,
the prince of Troy. With scenes of sorcery and spirits and a magnificent
final lament, sailors tell the tale of the love and abandonment.
DIRECTOR: Tsveta Christoforou – CONDUCTOR: Francis Guy
SETS: Andreas Paraskevas – COSTUMES: Katya Lozanova
DIDO: Mariza Anastasiades – AENEAS: Marios Andreou
BELINDA: Tasoula VorKa – SORCERESS: Tsveta Christoforou
CHOIR: Cyprus Opera Organization Choir and members of Varna State Opera
ORCHESTRA: Commandaria Orchestra
20/10/2019 – 20:00