• Details

    Sunday 16 August, Ebert Room
    3.30pm, 60 mins – SOLD OUT

    This new interpretation of Purcell’s chamber opera from Glyndebourne Youth Opera is based on a story from Virgil’s Aeneid. The work has been reimagined as a restoration allegory by artistic director Mary King.

    Mezzo soprano Kezia Bienek and baritone Nicholas Lester take the title roles, with chorus and soloists from Glyndebourne Youth Opera and young instrumentalists from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Experience programme led by music director Howard Moody.


    How to book

    Tickets are available for £7 (or £5 for under-18s) to ticketholders for the day’s main stage performance.

    You can reserve your place online when booking a ticket for the main stage performance on the same day. If you’ve already booked your performance ticket, you can book a place by telephone on +44 (0)1273 815 000.

    Please note that tickets are limited and only available on a first come, first served basis.

  • Cast and creative team

    Dido Kezia Bienek
    Aeneas Nicholas Lester

    All other roles and chorus played by members of Glyndebourne Youth Opera (GYO2).

    Artistic Director Mary King
    Musical Director Howard Moody
    Choreographer Karen Edwards
    Assistant Chorus Master Oliver-John Ruthven
    Costume Design Frankie Austin
    Lighting Sam Jones

    With members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Experience programme.