Dido’s Ghost – World Premiere at the Barbican – iNews Review


Alexandra Coglan, iNews

“This is a bold reimagining of Purcell’s classic… All are superb, but it’s Matthew Brook’s Aeneas who carries the piece. The feckless charmer of Purcell’s origin here becomes wiser and sadder – finally a man worthy of the Lament, which he delivers with heart-stopping vulnerability and tenderness.”

Read the full review here.