Dido and Aeneas
The University of Aberdeen Opera Society perform Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell conducted by John Frederick Hudson and directed by Sarah Le Brocq.
The classic story of love and deceit is brought to life in a modern adaptation. This exciting performance, filled with spellbinding music and drama, is sure to provide a new look at the acclaimed opera.
This thrilling production setting takes us 1917 England during the First World War. Lady Dido falls in love with the American businessman Aeneas who has promised her his fortune for her love. Little do they know of the evil forces that are working against them. Follow this tragedy to the end as the lovers' very lives are threatened.