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Joye in Aiken presents: Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell Opera
March 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree – $25
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 | 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM | USC Aiken Etherredge Center
One of the most widely-produced English-language operas, Dido & Aeneas is based on the story of Dido, queen of Carthage, & the prince of Troy, Aeneas, with a libretto by Nahum Tate. First performed in 1689, it is perhaps most famous for Dido’s lament, “When I am laid in earth.” In June, Juilliard415 & singers from Juilliard’s Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts will tour together for the first time, taking the production to Europe with performances
Students Free with ID