Concert No 11

Dido & Aeneas

The composer: Henry Purcell
Day: 4 October, 2023
Time: 20:30
Location: אולם לאה רבין

An Insight into Dido & Aeneas Concert

Experience the timeless beauty and passion of one of the most well-known opera, 'Dido and Aeneas'. This captivating tale of romantic love, filled with desire and ego, between Dido, Queen of Carthage, and Aeneas, the Trojan prince, is a classic that continues to resonate with audiences worldwide.

In a special production for the Abu Ghosh Festival, two of Israel's finest ensembles will join forces: The Cecilia Ensemble, comprised of eight solo singers, and the marvelous Barrocade Ensemble, known for their mastery of Baroque instruments and specialization in performing works from the Baroque and Renaissance periods, with a focus on operas from this era.

Concert Duration: Approximately 75 minutes, without intermission.

The Performers

Barrocade Ensemble
Cecilia Ensemble:
Dido - Tamara Navot
Belinda - Tom Ben Ishai
Aeneas - Yoav Weiss
Sorceress - Yair Polishook
Second Woman, First Witch - Lotem Taub
Second Witch, Spirit - Maya Heller
First Sailor - Yaakov Halperin
Yair Polishook - Conductor


Price: 180 NIS
Price: 180 NIS

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