This Henry Purcell opera deals with one of the most heart-wrenching stories of all time, in which the Trojan prince Aeneas and Dido, Queen of Carthage, find, and lose, one another. Their brief happiness is ended by the work of an evil sorcerer: In an act of deception, he calls upon the prince, at the behest of the gods, to leave Dido. Aeneas relents, breaking Dido's heart and causing her to die of disappointment and sadness. The eternal beauty of this ancient romantic tragedy and Purcell's wonderful music meet in this contemporary staged production, the creators of which not only demonstrate to the audience the complexity and all-encompassing nature of operatic staging, but also the creative process itself.
Age: 10-14 year
Presented by: Müpa Budapest
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