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  1. Eifman and the LA Ballet, plus LA Phil closes the Disney seasonRead the original story

    Monday | LA Observed

    ... that singularly possessed modern classic in long regal robes and gowns, a quartet of impending menace, anchored by Purcell's stately darkness. Would this troupe of dancers, dedicated to the tutu-and-tiara style of New York City Ballet, have any idea ...

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  2. Six of the Best: Cultural highlights not to miss this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Evening News

    ... is a classically trained cellist, for 12 years." The concert will feature BJ and Emily's interpretations of Henry Purcell's Dido, Aaron Copeland's Appalachian Spring, Debussy's Claire de Lune and much more. Would you trust a talking cat? In Lyngo ...

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  3. An exquisite Classics in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Jamaica Observer

    ... the musical feast opened with soprano Nomali Lumsden. Her voice filled the chapel as she presented 17th century Purcell. Her ease of leaps, tonal quality and trills were graceful and solid. Programme notes referring to "happy experimentations with ...

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  4. Enjoy sounds of the opera as Banbury choir begins new seasonRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Banbury Guardian

    ... will be at St Mary's Church on Horse Fair, Banbury on Saturday, July 11 from 7.30pm. The choir will perform one of Purcell's foremost theatrical works, Dido and Aeneas, and will be accompanied by the Baroque players The Sheldon Ensemble. It will be ...

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  5. Summer camp for singers: Berkshire Choral InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | OregonLive.com

    ... of the week. On Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Trinity Episcopal Church, will be this week's public concert of Purcell's "Dido & Aeneas" and Mozart's "Vesperae solennes de confessore." Classes are interspersed with free time to explore the host city. ...

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  6. Huntingdonshire Music School in concert on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Hunts Post

    ... a mixed repertoire, including lively swing numbers, traditional folk, and classical pieces such as, Boccerini and Purcell, plus items by The Beatles and Abba and many more. The concert will take place between 2pm and 4pm. Entry is free and ...

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  7. York Early Music Festival brings entente cordiale to Anglo-French musical relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | York Press

    ... 17th-century national harpsichord traditions in works by the English composers John Bull, William Byrd and Henry Purcell, and the Frenchmen Chambonnieres, D'Anglebert and Louis Couperin. In Entente Cordiale 2, Kati Debretzeni violin, Richard Boothby ...

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  8. Brighton Early Music Festival Community Choir: Dido and Aeneas, St...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Argus

    Purcell's adaptation of Virgil's Aeneid is often studied in school, being many a child's first experience of opera. As such, it seemed fitting that this was the choice for the BREMF family-friendly Community Choir's latest performance.

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  9. Opera Saratoga soprano to perform at the MassryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Albany Times Union

    Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano, who will sing the role of Dido in Opera Saratoga's July production of Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," is scheduled to deliver a recital at 8 p.m. Friday, June 26, at the College of Saint Rose's Massry Center for the Arts. The concert, titled "Songs of Longing and Desire," will include works by Brahms, Barber, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff.

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  10. Marin Baroque Set to Unveil Unorthodox Dido & AeneasRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | SF Classical Voice

    "I cannot direct opera anymore unless I find what I consider to be the inner meaning," says Marla Volovna, stage director of Marin Baroque." Volovna, who is is fascinated by mythology, will be directing the group's upcoming production of Henry Purcell's opera, Dido & Aeneas , and has her own unique take on the story and how she wants to present it.

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  11. Alameda: Island City Opera holds benefit, announces 2016 showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Contra Costa Times

    ... covered a wide range of music from Buffy Baggott's magnificent "When I Am Laid in Earth" from "Dido and Aeneas" by Purcell to Eileen Meredith's rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Once the music was completed, audience members were told that ...

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  12. Opera Double Bill: Dido and Aeneas & La Enfant et les SortilRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Scoop

    Wellingtonians get the chance to watch some of tomorrow's opera stars today in a magical double feature performed by students at Te Koki New Zealand School of Music. The school is coupling one of England's best known operas, Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell, with Ravel's L'Enfant et les Sortileges.

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  13. Choreographer Mark Morris Directs Handel For Arts & IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | CTNow.com

    ... main events of the 20th International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Another Mark Morris-helmed myth-based opera, Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," played Arts & Ideas in 2009. His Mark Morris Dance Company performed at the festival in 2012. The White ...

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  14. Snoop Dogg, Darkness, Grigoryan Brothers and Olivia Chaney reviewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | The Age

    ... even the standard '60s/'70s folk/folk-pop stylings. The lyrics in the main aren't historic (one exception is Henry Purcell's There's Not a Swain ), but they have the patina of age. What resonates is elegant, attractive songcraft and Chaney's quiet ...

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  15. With Fitzgerald adaptation 'Up & Down,' Eifman succeeds on his own, melodramatic termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Los Angeles Times

    ... 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. Mark Morris' ...

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  16. Pacific Trombone Quartet to Dazzle Central Oregon Coast This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | Beach Connection

    ... trombone quartet. The June 6 program will include, among other selections, the suite from "The Fairy Queen" by Henry Purcell, "Chaconne in D Minor" by Johan Sebastian Bach, "Six Pieces for Trombones" by Vaclav Nelhybel, and "I'm Beginning to See the ...

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  17. Listening PostRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... - as she castigates a former lover. As much as Chaney is grounded in folk, her radical interpretations of Henry Purcell's There's Not A Swain and, in particular, La Jardinera, a Chilean folk song composed by Violetta Parra, point to a quiet and ...

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

    May 22, 2015 | 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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  19. Purdue Convocations announces new seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | 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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  20. Best of Baroque: some of the voices and string players of Ensemble BuxtehudeRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | 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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