CAPTATION DIDON ET ENEE-EP001-CAPATATION DIDON ET ENEE
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A scathing and dramatic re-working of the operatic work "Dido and Aeneas" staged as an oppressive huis clos. Performed at the Grand Théâtre de Genève in the spring of 2021, with the contemporary dance company Peeping Tom, composer Atsushi Sakaï, conductor Emmanuelle Haïm, and Swiss mezzo-soprano Marie-Claude Chappuis as Dido.
Music: Henry Purcell, libretto: Nahum Tate
Additional music: Atsushi Sakaï, additional text: Peeping Tom
Musical direction: Emmanuelle Haïm
Direction for the additional music: Atsushi Sakaï
Stage direction, choreography: Franck Chartier (Peeping Tom)
By the Concert d'Astrée and the choir of the Grand Théâtre de Genève
Choirmaster: Alan Woodbridge
Cast: Marie-Claude Chappuis (Dido), Jarrett Ott (Aeneas), Emöke Baráth, Marie Lys, Eurudike De Beul, Leo De Beul, Marie Gyselbrecht, Hunmok Jung, Brandon Lagaert, Chen-Wei Lee, Yichun Liu, Romeu Runa, Vidal Arzoni
Directed by: Andy Sommer (Switzerland, 2021)
Parental guidance: TV-PG