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Buxton Opera House

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Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6XN United Kingdom
01298 72190 https://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/

July 2021

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, Edinburgh International…

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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, Edinburgh International…

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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, Edinburgh International…

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