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Dido and Aeneas,

2006 - 2012

Henry Purcell

Libretto by Nahum Tate

A Wiener Festwochen production
2006 Halle E, Vienna
2008 Opéra Comique, Paris
2009 Halle E, Vienna
2009 Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam
2012 Opéra Comique, Paris 

Performances: Vienna: 11, 13, 15 May 2006; Paris: 3, 5, 7, 9 December 2008; Vienna 23, 25, 27 May; Netherlands Opera, Amsterdam: 29, 30,  2, 3, 4, 6 September 2009; Paris: 3, 5, 8 March 2012 

Creative Team

Conductor - William Christie

Director - Deborah Warner 

Set & Costume Design - Chloe Obolensky

Lighting - Jean Kalman

Children's Movement Director - Joyce Henderson 

Orchestra & Chorus of Les Arts Florissants

Cast

Prolog - Fiona Shaw

Dido - Malena Ernman

Belinda - Judith van Wanroij

Aeneas - Christopher Maltman (2006/8)

Aeneas -  Luca Pisaroni (2009)

Aeneas -  Nikolay Borchev (2012)

Second Woman - Lina Markeby

Sorceress - Hilary Summers

First Witch - Celine Ricci

Second Witch - Ana Quintans

Sailor - Ben Davies 

Spirit - Marc Mauillon

Acrobats - Walter Holecek, Timo Niermann, Robin Witt, Mario Rauscher, Jeroen Regtien, Marius Weerts 

Dancers - Rosita Steinhauser, Felicitas Merza

Vienna Kinder 2006: Rose Ivana Aleksandrovic, Pauline Binder, Katja Susann Bohm, Fiona Bouvier-Azula, Tamara Chavez-Lechleitner, Magdalena Gerlich, Katharina Gorgi, Luzie Haber, Fiona Hana, Nicolina Hannemann, Sandra Huber, Clarisse Jahn, Cacilia Kappel, Leslie Keferstein, Jacqueline Kreissl, Maya Obersteiner, Janina Orsolits, Sarah Jasmin Orun, Katharina Osterreicher, Helene Antonia Pichler, Isabelle Probst, Jessica Schawaller, Anna Sturgkh, Josefine Superti-Furga, Malina Ueda, Bernadette Zeyringer

Vienna Kinderen 2009: Evelien Ates, Angelica Bastiani, Anouk Becker, Femke Blok, Noortje Brunt, Nesrin Danning, Charlotte Eilts, Mariam Fakhri, Mare Fokke, Tara van der Horst, Loulou Keppy, Iza Kool, Rosa van Oene, Francis-Lynne Raper, Rachel Staubesand, Nikita van der Vaart, Bibi Vaillant, Fianne Versteegh, Aaf Vos, Robin de Vries, Romi de Vries, Lara May Bulsing, Rosalien Burggraaf, Floortje Dowgwillo, Whitney Faye, Laura Gallardo Torres, Semme de Groot, Cecile de Haas, Tess Hali, Laura van den Heuvel, Sanne van den Hoek, Bente Jeeninga, Oumayma Kchiche, Siep Keja, Kylie Kroon, Chantal Leguyt, Nadine Overman, Mint Peters, Berber Siersma, Charlotte Spiering, Sonja Verhoeven, Isabella Vos, Suna de Wandeler

Amsterdam Kinderen 2009: Evelien Ates, Angelica Bastiani, Anouk Becker, Femke Blok, Noortje Brunt, Nesrin Danning, Charlotte Eilts, Mariam Fakhri, Mare Fokke, Tara van der Horst, Loulou Keppy, Iza Kool, Rosa van Oene, Francis-Lynne Raper, Rachel Staubesand, Nikita van der Vaart, Bibi Vaillant, Fianne Versteegh, Aaf Vos, Robin de Vries, Romi de Vries, Lara May Bulsing, Rosalien Burggraaf, Floortje Dowgwillo, Whitney Faye, Laura Gallardo Torres, Semme de Groot, Cecile de Haas, Tess Hali, Laura van den Heuvel, Sanne van den Hoek, Bente Jeeninga, Oumayma Kchiche, Siep Keja, Kylie Kroon, Chantal Leguyt, Nadine Overman, Mint Peters, Berber Siersma, Charlotte Spiering, Sonja Verhoeven, Isabella Vos, Suna de Wandeler

Paris Enfants 2012: Maitrise des Hauts-de-seine

Acrobats: Valantin Bellot, Nicolas Comiti, Willy Glassmann, Nathan Israel, Loic Reiter, Thomas Van Uden