Dido and Aeneas

Dido and Aeneas
2006

Company
Teatro alla Scala

Duration
60 minutes

Director and Choreography
Wayne McGregor

Music
Henry Purcell

Set Design
Hildegard Bechtler

Lighting Design
Lucy Carter

Costume Design
Fotini Dimou

Video Animation and Visual Effects
Mark Hatchard of HotBox Studios

Premiere date and venue
28 June 2006, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy

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

- Roslyn Sulcas, The New York Times

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

Henry 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.


Commissioned by Teatro alla Scala.

Trailer for The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet's re-staging of Dido and Aeneas, 2009.