«J yce
DiDonato: Dido and Æneas»

Grand Auditorium
Joyce DiDonato in a black dress acting in an Opera
©: Salva Lopez

What you'll hear and see

The music

  • Giacomo Carissimi Jephte
  • Henry Purcell Dido and Æneas (version concert)

The artists

  • il Pomo d’Oro
  • il Pomo d’Oro Choir
  • Maxim Emelyanychev conducting
  • Andrew Staples tenor
  • Joyce DiDonato mezzo soprano
  • Rowan Pierce soprano
  • Beth Taylor mezzo soprano
  • Hugh Cutting countertenor
  • Carlotta Colombo soprano
  • Massimo Altieri tenor
  • Alena Dantcheva soprano
  • Anna Piroli soprano

Recitative, "Thy Hand, Belinda" - Song "When I am Laid in Earth" (Dido) joyce DiDonato, Maxim Emelyanychev, il Pomo d'oro

What do a powerful queen and a desert girl have in common? The same fateful destiny, the genius of two great baroque masters and the golden voice of mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato. On 31.01., the Philharmonie brings to life two sublime and tragic heroines, both sacrificed on the altar of human recklessness. The beautiful Dido is abandoned by Aeneas, the hero and lover who had promised her everything, while Jephthah’s daughter sees her future stolen due to a misguided promise from her father. Join us for a fascinating musical journey between mythological and biblical worlds, as only the 17th century can offer!


  • Cat. I 75 €
  • Cat. II 55 €
  • Cat. III 35 €
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  • Date Wednesday 31.01.24
  • Time 19:30
  • Duration 120
  • Venue Grand Auditorium
  • Subscription Voyage dans le temps
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