Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Handel: Dixit Dominus

Thursday 20 June 2024, 7.30pm at Cadogan Hall

Conductor: Mark Forkgen

Soloists: Rachel Allen, Raphaela Papadakis, Elizabeth Green, Nathan Vale, Timothy Nelson

with: Counterpoint

For this final concert of the 2023/24 Season, London Concert Choir, soloists and the internationally renowned Counterpoint ensemble perform Baroque music by Purcell and Handel.

Dido and Aeneas is one of the foremost theatrical works by the English composer Henry Purcell and was his only true opera. It is believed to have been first performed in around 1689 by the young ladies of a Chelsea boarding school.

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