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Buxton Opera House

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Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6XN United Kingdom
01298 72190 https://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/

July 2021

Dido’s Ghost | Buxton International Festival

July 11 @ 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Buxton Opera House, Water St
Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6XN United Kingdom

‘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, Philharmonia Baroque…

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Dido’s Ghost | Buxton International Festival

July 14 @ 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Buxton Opera House, Water St
Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6XN United Kingdom

‘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, Philharmonia Baroque…

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Dido’s Ghost | Buxton International Festival

July 17 @ 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Buxton Opera House, Water St
Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6XN United Kingdom

‘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, Philharmonia Baroque…

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