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The Portland Baroque Orchestra

Oregon Bach Festival presents: The Portland Baroque Orchestra "Dido and Aeneas"

 

$35, $24, $15

Directed by violinist Monica Huggett and featuring striking newcomer Golda Schultz, the showcase of this concert is “Dido and Aeneas,” Henry Purcell's 17th century opera. The joyful marriage of two monarchs meets tragedy when a sorceress intervenes. Will the Queen summon the strength to survive? Also on the program, Benjamin Britten's Gloriana celebrates two queens: its subject is Elizabeth I, and it was written for the coronation of Elizabeth II.

Program:
Benjamin Britten Simple Symphony Op. 4
Benjamin Britten Choral Dances from 'Gloriana'
Henry Purcell Dido and Aeneas

Performers:
Golda Schultz, Robin Johannsen, soprano; Sumner Thompson, baritone; Berwick Chorus of the Oregon Bach Festival; Portland Baroque Orchestra; Monica Huggett, director

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