Concert Review: Boston Camerata’s “Dido and Aeneas” — Plenty of Contemporary Razzmatazz

March 20, 2023
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What emerged was a lithe, almost Shakespearean rendition, complete with moments of unexpected humor and an infectious dramatic vitality.

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Opera Review: “Dido and Aeneas” — A Memorable Evening of Purcell

April 1, 2019
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Handel and Haydn Society assembled both a must-hear program and an extraordinary cast of singers.

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Concert Review: Handel & Haydn Society Plays Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen”

April 9, 2018
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A thoroughly charismatic Fairy Queen from start to finish, well-prepared, fulgently delivered, and received by a packed house with well-earned warmth.

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Classical CD Reviews: Emerson Quartet plays Purcell and Britten and Mozart in Havana

June 16, 2017
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The Emerson Quartet is as restless and curious as ever; pianist Simone Dinnerstein is featured on a treasure of a disc.

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Classical Music Review: The BEMF’s Impressive “Dido and Aeneas”

November 28, 2010
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BEMF’s Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs have, once again, produced a work of impeccable and imaginative scholarship for a production that’s not only historically informed, but musically, dramatically, and visually entertaining. Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell and Nahum Tate. Presented by the Boston Early Music Festival. At New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Boston, MA,…

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Fuse Concert Review: An Opera Lost in Space

October 17, 2005
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Handel and Haydn Society’s irreverent take on “Dido and Aeneas” is another example of an operatic trend in which production values push musical values to the sidelines

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