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  1. Purdue Convocations announces its 2015-16 seasonRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | PressReleasePoint

    ... celebrate Elliott Hall's legacy of world-class performances with its production of their Dido and Aeneas,' featuring Purcell's opera performed with a live orchestra and soloists conducted by Mark Morris," said Todd Wetzel, director of Convocations. ...

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  2. Purdue Convocations announces new seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Journal and Courier

    ... noteworthy concerts. The Mark Morris Dance Group, vocalists and chamber musicians come together to perform Henry Purcell's opera "Dido and Aeneas." The story, by Virgil, chronicles witches' plans to destroy the love between the Queen of Carthage and ...

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  3. Best of Baroque: some of the voices and string players of Ensemble BuxtehudeRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    BASSENTHWAITE Festival of Baroque is staged this weekend with another annual feast of lively and tuneful music from the glorious 1600-1750 era. After a long absence from the festival programmes, the wonderful music of Henry Purcell makes a welcome return opening the gathering tomorrow evening at St John's Church, Bassenthwaite, with the voices and strings of Ensemble Buxtehude performing his famous opera Dido and Aeneas.

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  4. Mark Morris' 'Dido and Aeneas' an exuberant spin on ancient epicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Los Angeles Times

    Mark Morris' danced opera "Dido and Aeneas" is a tour de force of late 20th century artistic storytelling, a partial retelling of Virgil's 2,000-year-old epic poem "Aeneid" using Henry Purcell's 1689 musical composition. It is a riveting assemblage, one that smashes and rewrites stylistic boundaries.

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  5. D.C.a s Great Noise Ensemble reprises favorites as celebrates 10th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Washington Post

    ... I deeply sympathize" (after the two ate their oyster friends), a "lament," blatantly but delightfully lifted from Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas." Mezzo-soprano Tracy Elizabeth Cowart took this on with unaffected sweetness, and only occasional vibrato, ...

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  6. DEMONT: Older generation redefines geezerdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... - 100 or so members of the Seniors' College Association of Nova Scotia - sat listening to British composer Henry Purcell's first opera. Farrell is also an engaging speaker. The title of her lecture series, Classical Music Undressed, may have ...

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  7. Events around Athens on TuesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... This spring, the Athens Choral Society joins forces with soloists from the UGA School of Music to perform Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas. www.athenschoralsociety.com . The Foundry: Cinco de Mayo Celebration with Grogus at 7 p.m., 295 E. Dougherty ...

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  8. Poetry in motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... "fantasy in dance," performed en pointe, is based on Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer's Night Dream and Henry Purcell's baroque opera of the same name. Straddling both classical and contemporary ballet worlds, the full-length narrative work set in ...

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  9. Yoshiko Kamikusa strides onto stage during the set-up for a performance ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... "fantasy in dance," performed en pointe, is based on Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer's Night Dream and Henry Purcell's baroque opera of the same name. Straddling both classical and contemporary ballet worlds, the full-length narrative work set in ...

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  10. Early Music Vancouver unveils baroque treasures for its summer festival and 2015-16 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Georgia Straight

    ... Highlights include the return of medieval music ensemble Sequentia and an opera in concert production of Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas featuring the Festival Baroque Orchestra Chorus and Soloists. will commence in September under the baton of ...

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  11. V Things: April 30-May 6Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Aeneas. The choir will join together with soloists from the UGA School of Music to perform this masterpiece by Henry Purcell. Tickets are not required for entry. For more information on the Athens Choral Society and their spring performance, visit ...

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  12. Early Music Vancouver Sets Summer Festival, 2015-16 SeasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... lesser-known, but equally poignant, Il pianto di Maria by Ferrandini, and an opera in concert production of Henry Purcell's masterpiece Dido and Aeneas featuring the Festival Baroque Orchestra Chorus and Soloists. The 2015/2016 season will commence ...

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  13. Celebrating a choral legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Sunday Herald

    ... is elegant and glowing, a generous bolster to the choir's rougher edges. The new disc is Salvator Mundi - The Purcell Legacy, and it begins in the poised English baroque of the Chapel Royal: music by Pelham Humfrey, John Blow and Henry Purcell, with ...

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  14. Opera review: Dido and Aeneas | Bluebeard's CastleRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2013 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    It takes a brave, creative director to bring off an operatic double bill in which both operas have barely a morsel in common. Australian director Barrie Kosky does exactly that with Oper Frankfurt's unlikely coupling of Purcell's classic tragedy Dido and Aeneas and Bartok's psycho-horror Bluebeard's Castle.

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  15. Free Concert by Framingham State ChorusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Patch.com

    The Framingham State University Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Paul Cienniwa, will perform Henry Purcell's 17th-century opera Dido & Aeneas, with a chamber orchestra of period instruments.

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  16. Cheryl Barnes 'Listen To This'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Westcoastmusic

    ... evocative nostalgia of "That Afternoon In Harlem" to inventive adaptations of "When I Am Laid In Earth" (from Henry Purcell 's opera "Dido & Aeneas") and Joni Mitchell 's epic "Come in From the Cold". There's even a Christmas song. "I love how ...

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  17. Spring Concert To Feature Six CHS ChoirsRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Cheshire Herald

    ... During the concert, Ms. Paxton will perform two pieces with members of the CHS choirs: "Dido's Lament" from Purcell's Dido & Aeneas and "Habanera" from Bizet's Carmen. She will also present a master class, made possible through the fund-raising ...

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  18. Choir calls off its performance of top operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Cravenherald.co.uk

    The choir - made up of the school's top choristers - had been due to perform Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas. But a statement from the school states: "We regret to announce, that due to unforeseen circumstances, Schola Cantorum are no longer able to give the performance.

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  19. Local singer returns to Wellesley for performance at St. Andrew'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Swellesley Report

    ... Society, the Boston Cecilia, the Belmont Open Sings, and the Salisbury Singers. Her operatic roles include Dido in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Jaffett in Benjamin Britten's Noye's Fludde, and the Mother in Gabriella Snyder's The Rough-Face Girl: An ...

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  20. Dorothea Roschmann and Mitsuko Uchida Perform Love Songs at Carnegie Hall TonightRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... love in his Seven Early Songs. Ms. Rschmann's appearance follows her upcoming Carnegie Hall performance as Dido in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with Les Violons du Roy and La Chapelle de Qubec conducted by Richard Egarr on Sunday, April 12 at 2:00 p.m. ...

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