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Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie

Dido and Aeneas - World Premiere

Théâtre Varia

Brussels — Belgium

Works Performed

Dido and Aeneas

Music - Henry Purcell

World premiere of Dido and Aeneas

8 performances: March 11,12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, and 23, 1989

Premiere cast

Penny Hutchinson – Belinda
Mark Morris – Dido/Sorceress
Susan Hadley – Second Woman
Guillermo Resto – Aeneas
Ruth Davidson, Jon Messinger – Witches
Teri Weksler/Jean-Guillaume Weis – Sailor

Musicians

Emmanuel Music

Craig Smith, conductor