Dido and Aeneas

Dido and Aeneas
2007

Company
Teatro alla Scala

Director and choreographer
Wayne McGregor

Assistant Director and Choreographer
Laila Diallo

Music
Henry Purcell

Libretto
Nahum Tate

Set Design
Hildegard Bechtler

Costume Design
Fotini Dimou

Video Animation
Mark Hatchard of HotBox Studios

Lighting Design
Lucy Carter

Premiere date and venue
2007, Teatro alla Scala

'McGREGOR IS THE CLOSEST THING TO A ROCK STAR THAT BALLET CAN CURRENTLY CLAIM'

The New York Times

McGregor's production of the classical tale brought together the opera and ballet companies of Teatro alla Scala.

Purcell's interpretation of a tale of love thwarted by evil powers, came alive in an acclaimed production that brought together the opera and ballet companies of Teatro alla Scala.

Read a review of the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera's performance of Dido and Aeneas in 2009 in The Telegraph.

'THE PRODUCTIONS REPRESENT A WELCOME COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE ROYAL OPERA AND ROYAL BALLET... AN EVENING OF EXQUISITE SENSUAL PLEASURE' 

The Telegraph

Trailer for Dido and Aeneas.