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One of the first operas deserving of the name, Didone is our first surviving musical version of the famous episode in Virgil's Aeneid where the Trojan hero loves and then cruelly leaves the noble Dido. Cavalli learnt at the feet of Monteverdi, and his dramatic transformation of the story is all the more expressive for it's intimacy, worthy of the examples set by his master. At the centre of this bold and simple staging - the first opera production by comic actor Clement Hervieu-Leger - is the Queen of Carthage herself, sung with uncompromising intensity by Anna Bonitatibus. William Christie and his singers and players show themselves entirely attuned to the world of Cavalli, where meaning and music fuse.

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Title: Didone
Genre: Classical Composers, Music Video (Concert/Performance)
Starring: Les Arts Florissants
Release Date: 9/25/2012
Product Type: DVD
Catalog #: 1080
UPC: 809478010807
Item #: 417931X

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Street Date: 9/25/2012
Studio: BBC / Opus Arte

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