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Dido And Aeneas, 04 June 1966

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Henry Purcell

Librettist: Nahum Tate

Conductor: John Pritchard

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra

Cast

Belinda: Sheila Armstrong

Dido: Janet Baker

2nd Lady In Waiting: Angela Hickey

Aeneas: Thomas Hemsley

Sorceress: Patricia Johnson

1st Witch: Clare Walmesley

Voice Of Mercury: Clare Walmesley

2nd Witch: Jean Allister

Sailor: Ryland Davies

Production Team

Original Producer: Franco Enriquez

Set Designer: Lorenzo Ghiglia

Costume Designer: Lorenzo Ghiglia

Lighting Designer: Francis Reid

Choreographer: Pauline Grant

Revival Producer: Alisoun Browne