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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas DVD (Royal Opera House)

Wayne McGregor's acclaimed production of Purcell's interpretation of the classical tale Dido and Aeneas features richly layered designs, and brings together The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet. With Sarah Connolly and Lucas Meachem in the title roles, Christopher Hogwood conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Filmed with High Definition cameras and recorded in true surround sound.

Composer: Henry Purcell
Dido: Sarah Connolly
Aeneas: Lucas Meachem
Belinda: Lucy Crowe
Sorceress: Sara Fulgoni
Dancers of The Royal Ballet 

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Director and choreographer: Wayne McGregor
Assistant director and choreogrpher: Laila Diallo
Set Designs: Hildegard Bechtler
Costume Designs: Fotini Dimou
Lighting Design: Lucy Carter
Projection Design: Mark Hatchard for HotBox Studios
Film Director: Jonathan Haswell 

Plus: Illustrated synopsis, cast gallery, interview with Wayne McGregor

Picture: 16:9
Sound: 5.1 Half DTS / PCM Stereo
Region code: All regions 
Format: NTSC
Running time: 72 mins
Recorded: 2009
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT