Oberlin College and Conservatory

Baroque Opera: "Dido and Aeneas" by Henry Purcell

Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 8:00pm

Fairchild Chapel, Bosworth Hall
50 West Lorain Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

The Historical Performance Division of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University, presents Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell.

Considered to be one of the greatest operas of the baroque era, Dido and Aeneas is a one-hour opera based on Book Four of Virgil's Aeneid. This production will be played at A 440 on baroque instruments, and will feature historically-informed baroque dances choreographed by Julie Andrijeski.



Fairchild Chapel, Oberlin

         Friday, April 15, 2016 at 8:00 pm

         Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm


Harkness Chapel, Cleveland

         Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm




    Jason Goldberg, stage direction

    Julie Andrijeski, choreography

    Nicholas Capozzoli, musical direction

    Jason Goldberg, lighting design for Fairchild Chapel

    Sonya Berg, costumes

    Sarah Herdrich, stage manager



    Katherine Early, Dido

    Adam Wells, Aeneas

    Sarah Larkworthy, Belinda

    Christine Jay, Second Woman

    Alexandra Bass, Sorceress

    Madison Schindele, First Witch

    Olivia Duncan, Second Witch

    Magdalena Kuzma, The Soprano

    Abigail Peterson, The Alto

    Matthew Straw, First Sailor/The Tenor

    Jeremy Harr, The Bass



    Ruiqi Ren, violin I

    Tatiana Sutherland, violin II

    Hannah Dara, viola

    Nick Loucks, cello

    Nicholas Capozzoli, harpsichord

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