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Pinchgut Opera

Pinchgut Opera presents Dido and Aeneas by Purcell


Thursday 30 May from 7pm to 8:30pm Saturday 1 June from 2pm to 3:30pm Sunday 2 June from 5pm to 6:30pm Monday 3 June from 7pm to 8:30pm


Starting from: $55 ($6.80 transaction fee applies)

Experience Henry Purcell’s masterpiece, a timeless tale laden with a tumultuous interplay of duty, passion, and fate.

Musically resplendent and thrillingly fierce, Pinchgut puts its signature stamp on this beloved opera. With an exceptional lineup of artists, it also includes a new prologue written by award-winning playwright and actor Kate Mulvany. This production is simply unmissable!

Showcasing some of the most beautiful music of all time, with haunting melodies and powerful choruses, including the final lament of Dido, darkly brooding and famously tragic, which was aptly featured in the smash-hit series The White Lotus.

This tragic and moving story of Queen Dido of Carthage and the Trojan hero Aeneas, whose love is torn apart by dark sorcery and divine intervention, will sweep you into a world of emotional intensity.

Featuring star soprano Valda Wilson as the noble Dido, Baritone David Greco as the heroic Aeneas, Kanen Breen as the scheming sorceress, and the ever-eloquent Sara Macliver as Belinda.

Conducted by Erin Helyard with Orchestra of the Antipodes and Cantillation

Don't miss out—book your tickets today!

Sung in English, with surtitles - 75minutes duration (approx)



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