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June 2021

Dido’s Ghost

June 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Barbican, Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
£10 – £41

‘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 and Mahogany…

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July 2021

Die Allerbeste Zeit

July 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street,
Glasgow, G3 8AG United Kingdom
£5 – £25

Please note: tickets are not yet on sale for this event. Please check back soon. A 25th birthday calls for a rousing celebration, and we intend to mark it in suitable style. As we kick off a year of birthday events, we invite you to join us for an all-Bach extravaganza, with concerts pairing two of his most powerful and richly scored cantatas with some of his finest instrumental music. This is music of depth and solemnity but also of salvation and celebration, movingly performed by a cast of Dunedin Consort regulars and friends. Like all good birthdays, this one involves a great…

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Die Allerbeste Zeit

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Queen’s Hall, 85 - 89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9JG United Kingdom
£5 – £25

Please note: tickets are not yet on sale for this event. Please check back soon. Pre-concert conversation with Nicholas Kenyon & John Butt at 6pm A 25th birthday calls for a rousing celebration, and we intend to mark it in suitable style. As we kick off a year of birthday events, we invite you to join us for an all-Bach extravaganza, with concerts pairing two of his most powerful and richly scored cantatas with some of his finest instrumental music. This is music of depth and solemnity but also of salvation and celebration, movingly performed by a cast…

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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
£25 – £78

‘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
£25 – £78

‘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
£25 – £78

‘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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