Dido and Aeneas

Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell 04th – 07th February 1925 Performed at
St Christopher Theatre, Letchworth

Arranged by the Settlement. The story is based on Book IV of Virgil’s Aeneid. It recounts the love of Dido, Queen of Carthage, for the Trojan hero Aeneas, and her despair when he abandons her. A monumental work in Baroque opera.

25 dido aneas outer

25 dido aneas inner

www.gardencitycollection.com contains a newspaper review (Ref: LBM3001.577) and a leaflet copy of the words (Ref: LBM3001.578) for this production.



Miss Dora Blain, Mr Herbert Sharp, Mrs Sharman, Mr Fred Hard, Miss Gladys Hurst, Mr T Brooker, Miss Mona Witter, Norman Gullick, Miss Muriel Thompson


Orchestra Leaders: Mrs Clarence Elliot and Miss Tudor Pole

Producer: Jack Dent

Conductor: Miss Mary Ibberson

Dances: Miss Nora Knaggs and the St Chrsitopher Senior Eurhythmic Class

Costumes Designed: Mr Herbert Norris

Costumes: Miss C Cockerell