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August 2021

Dido’s Ghost | Edinburgh International Festival

August 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Edinburgh Academy Junior School, 10 Arboretum Road
Edinburgh, EH3 5PL United Kingdom
£29 – £34

‘Remember me, but ah! Forget my fate’ sings Dido at the end of Purcell’s opera. But life isn’t always quite so straightforward, and some memories have a destiny of their own. Set several years after the Carthaginian queen’s death, Dido’s Ghost finds Dido’s sister Anna abandoned on the shores of Aeneas’s new kingdom, igniting a murderous jealously in Aeneas’s wife Lavinia – and as events play out, its characters confront a past that refuses to fade. Co-commissioned by Dunedin Consort, the Barbican Centre, Buxton International Festival, Edinburgh International…

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Dido’s Ghost | Edinburgh International Festival

August 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Edinburgh Academy Junior School, 10 Arboretum Road
Edinburgh, EH3 5PL United Kingdom
£29 – £34

‘Remember me, but ah! Forget my fate’ sings Dido at the end of Purcell’s opera. But life isn’t always quite so straightforward, and some memories have a destiny of their own. Set several years after the Carthaginian queen’s death, Dido’s Ghost finds Dido’s sister Anna abandoned on the shores of Aeneas’s new kingdom, igniting a murderous jealously in Aeneas’s wife Lavinia – and as events play out, its characters confront a past that refuses to fade. Co-commissioned by Dunedin Consort, the Barbican Centre, Buxton International Festival, Edinburgh International…

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Dido’s Ghost | Edinburgh International Festival

August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Edinburgh Academy Junior School, 10 Arboretum Road
Edinburgh, EH3 5PL United Kingdom
£29 – £34

‘Remember me, but ah! Forget my fate’ sings Dido at the end of Purcell’s opera. But life isn’t always quite so straightforward, and some memories have a destiny of their own. Set several years after the Carthaginian queen’s death, Dido’s Ghost finds Dido’s sister Anna abandoned on the shores of Aeneas’s new kingdom, igniting a murderous jealously in Aeneas’s wife Lavinia – and as events play out, its characters confront a past that refuses to fade. Co-commissioned by Dunedin Consort, the Barbican Centre, Buxton International Festival, Edinburgh International…

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