opera

    Dido & Aeneas

    Henry Purcell


    Libretto: Nahum Tate

    Conductor           Christopher Moulds
    Director and Choreographer Sasha Waltz

    Musical Production Reconstruction

    Attilio Cremonesi

    Set Designers Thomas Schenk
    Sasha Waltz
    Costume Designer Christine Birkle

    Lighting Designer

    Thilo Reuther

    Dramaturgs

    Jochen Sandig & Yoreme Waltz

    Orchestra Akademie fur alte Musik Berlin

    Soloists                 
    Dido  Aurore Ugolin
    Aeneas Reuben Willcox
    Belinda Deborah York
    Second Woman Céline Ricci
    Sorceress Fabrice Mantegna
    First Witch/ Sailor Eberhard Francesco Lorenz
    Second Witch/ Spirit Michael Bennett

     

    Dancers                 
    Dido 

    Yael Schnell
    Michal Mualem

    Aeneas Virgis Puodziunas
    Belinda Rita Aozane Bilibio
    Second Woman Maria Marta Colusi
    Sorceress Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola
    Xuan Shi
    First Witch/ Sailor Takako Suzuki
    Second Witch/ Spirit Jirí Bartovanec
    Train of Aeneas Luc Dunberry
    Manuel Alfonso Pérez Torres
    Narrator Charlotte Engelkes
    Ascanius



    Vocalconsort Berlin Chorus

    Surtitles: Hemdi Kfir
    Sung in English
    Surtitles in English and Hebrew

    A stunning opera-ballet created by choreographer Sasha Waltz with members of her dance company, soloists of the Berlin Staatsoper and the musicians of the Akademie fur Alte Musik, playing on authentic instruments.

    Synopsis

    Production's Album

    Photos: Yossi Zwecker        


     


    Dates

    Tues 3.6 (20:00), Wed 4.6 (20:00), Fri 6.6 (13:00), Sat 7.6 (21:00),

    Sun 8.6 (13:00)


    Reviews
    "As perfect unit of singing, dance and play, in which soloists, dancers and the fabulösen choirists of the Vokalkonsorts Berlin seem to merge”.
    (Manuel Brug, Due Walt)
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