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.
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