Dido and Aeneas

This event has now finished. Sat Jan 26

Time Out says

Opera in Space presents an immersive production of Henry Purcell's short 1689 opera. This tale of love and deception is performed in English and features 'When i am Laid in Earth' ('Dido's Lament'). The promenade production leads the audience through two floors of the Bussey Building in Peckham as characters sing, dance and play, to tell the tragic story.

With soprano Sylvie Gallant (Dido), soprano Carleen Ebbs (Belinda/Witch), tenor Adam Kowalczyk (Aeneas/ Sailor), countertenor Jean-Sébastien Beauvais (Spirit/Witch) and mezzo-soprano Marie Degodet (The Sorceress/Second Woman). The director is Richard Pyros; the music is provided by a small ensemble and the cast, who also play instruments.)

Dido and Aeneas

The Bussey Building details


The Bussey Building

133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST

Transport Peckham Rye rail