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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas DVD (The Royal Opera / The Royal Ballet)

Purcell: Dido and Aeneas DVD (The Royal Opera / The Royal Ballet)

The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera join forces for Wayne McGregor's acclaimed fusion of music and movement, perfectly complementing Purcell's tale of love thwarted by evil powers.
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Wayne McGregor's acclaimed production of Purcell's interpretation of the classical tale Dido and Aeneas features richly layered designs, and brings together The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet. With Sarah Connolly and Lucas Meachem in the title roles, Christopher Hogwood conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Filmed with High Definition cameras and recorded in true surround sound.

 

Music: Henry Purcell

Dido: Sarah Connolly

Aeneas: Lucas Meachem

Belinda: Lucy Crowe

Sorceress: Sara Fulgoni 

Dancers of The Royal Ballet

 

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Conductor: Christopher Hogwood

Director and choreographer: Wayne McGregor

Assistant director and choreogrpher: Laila Diallo

Set Designs: Hildegard Bechtler

Costume Designs: Fotini Dimou

Lighting Design: Lucy Carter

Projection Design: Mark Hatchard for HotBox Studios

Film Director: Jonathan Haswell

 

Plus: Illustrated synopsis, cast gallery, interview with Wayne McGregor

 

Picture: 16:9

Sound: 5.1 Half DTS / PCM Stereo

Region code: All regions 

Running time: 72 mins

Recorded: 2009

Menu language: EN

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT

Categories:

DVDs > Opera
DVDs > Ballet
DVDs > Opus Arte Titles

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