Festival of Summer Voices

Dido and Aeneas

Tragedy, love, death and glorious music – this is Dido and Aeneas! Delve into Purcell’s sublime score to unleash the forces of the supernatural, those that drive us as human beings, good and evil…

Written for a girls’ school in the 1680s, this is where English opera started, and where you might like to dip your toes into an opera too.