Purchase Opera: Dido and Aeneas
Purchase Opera: Dido and Aeneas

December 7 – 8

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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.