Watch two short operas - one hour each
Sunday Opera Afternoons – Once a month
Dido and Aeneas by Purcell AND Gianni Schicchi by Puccini
At 14.15 on Sunday, 23rd February Protected content my house in Bunnik
NO TRAINS ARE RUNNING!! Take the substitute bus from the railway station or bus 41 direction Wijk bij Duurstede
The coming operas are:-
Puccini composed three one act operas to be played together. I think the third opera Gianni Schicchi is much better than the other two. I shall play first the opera Dido and Aeneas by Purcell.
Dido and Aeneas by Purcell
This is a DVD recording made in Protected content the Opéra Comique in Paris by Les Arts Florissants conducted by conducted by William Christie. It lasts one hour. It is sung in English with English subtitles.
As she dies, she sings one of the most beautiful arias in opera “When I am laid to earth, remember me”
Gianni Schicchi by Puccini
This Blu Ray recording was made in Protected content Glyndebourne. The London Symphonic Orchestra is conducted by Vladimir Jurowski. It lasts one hour and is sung in Italian with English subtitles.
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