Purchase Opera: Dido and Aeneas
December 7 – 8View All Events
Jacque Trussel, Director
Hugh Murphy, Music Director
William Byram, Choreographer
Featuring members of the Purchase Dance Company.
A visionary staging of the ancient story of Dido, Queen of Carthage, and Aeneas, a Trojan prince. Based on Virgil’s Aeneid, this monumental opera is one of Purcell’s foremost theatrical works, recounting struggles for love in the face of war, sorcery, and betrayal.