Dido & Aeneas

Henry Purcell

Libretto by Nahum Tate

November 2020
Dora Stoutzker Concert Hall – Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff

A plot-mirroring chess game performed through historical gesture.

Following the Covid-19 guidelines at the time, this production was an immersive 360° performance with reduced chorus and audience.

Conductor: Stefano Boccacci

Director: Fleur Snow

Set and costumes: Emma Boomer

Lighting: Kristian Rhodes

Video design: Hayley Egan

Chorus master: Ziwei Gao

Cover Director: Rosalind Kat

With thanks to Dionysios Kyropoulos for his support and resources on historical gesture.