Barbican, London - Dido and Aeneas Reviews
7 June 2020
Caitlin Hulcup (Dido), Rowan Pierce (Belinda)
Rowan Pierce (Belinda)
Ashley Riches (Aeneas)

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Dido and Aeneas

Barbican, London


No. of reviews: 5

Stark and grief-stricken
5 Oct 18 / Bachtrack
Caitlin Hulcup’s smooth, plush mezzo communicated the queen’s struggles, conflicts and uncertainties
5 Oct 18 / Opera Today
A Funeral for the Queen of Carthage is a remarkable evening of Purcell
5 Oct 18 / Seen and Heard
A freewheeling, fresh take on Purcell
5 Oct 18 / The Guardian
Guthrie’s production successfully evoked the broader and human ethos of Purcell’s drama
5 Oct 18 / Classical Source
Production details
Cast
Hulcup, Riches, Pierce, Davies
(c) Egarr (d) Guthrie
Performance dates
2 October 2018
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