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In praise of 'Dido and Aeneas'

We write to you in praise of Dido and Aeneas, an opera performed by Opera...us all from the back of the auditorium. Dido and Aeneas will be performed again this...can be found at www.operatogo.net/dido.html. Corle LaForce-McPherson and...

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Opera to Go! will present 'Dido and Aeneas'

Opera to Go! will present "Dido and Aeneas" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1, and 3 p.m...on his way to founding Rome, stops in Carthage and meets Queen Dido, who is mourning the death of her husband. The two fall in love...

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Photos: Opera Inverted

Opera to Go! production of 'Dido and Aeneas' puts the actors in the seats and the audience on stage.

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Thanks for supporting the 'Bacchanalia' fundraiser on Nov. 22

...insight into the level of musical talent showcased by Opera to Go! The highlight of our 2007-08 season was the production of Dido and Aeneas which is on YouTube and our spring spotlight event was Opera Spotlight. The Amalga Chamber Orchestra, under the...

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Belle

Opens Friday, May 2, 2014 Synopsis: Set in 18th century England and based on a real story, Amma Asante's Belle stars relative Gugu Mbatha-Raw as the title character - full name, Dido Elizabeth Belle. She is the illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of British Admiral Sir John Lindsay and a black woman he had an affair with while serving overseas. Lindsay brings her to his uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) who along with his wife Lady Mansfield (mily Watson) are already raising Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon), another niece the same age as Dido. Though Lady Mansfield fears scandal having a dark-skinned child as part of the home, Dido's father reminds them that his daughter does have the right to live there because of her lineage, and Lord Mansfield, a Lord Chief Justice of Britain, agrees. Belle and Elizabeth quickly become best friends, and when they come of age each begins courting suitors. Elizabeth is pursued by James Ashford (Tom Felton), a smarmy and racist manipulator who wants to marry her in order to please his equally conniving mother (Miranda Richardson) by increasing his own family's wealth and standing, while Dido proves alluring to James' brother Oliver (James Norton). However Dido's deepest affections are for John Davinier (Sam Reid), an idealistic young lawyer who is trying to sway Lord Mansfield on a crucial case before the high court that will have profound implications for Britain's slave trade. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Matthew Goode, Sarah Gadon Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Diva departs after 13 years on Juneau stages

...Conductor William Todd Hunt is taking over as artistic director of Opera to GO! The group is planning a production of "Dido and Aeneas." Parry Moore and Madsen Bradford met last April, when they were two of four featured soloists in the Juneau Symphony's...

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'An Evening of Opera'

...feature a work from Hector Berlioz' "Les Troyens," a French opera about the story of Troy. "It's a beautiful love duet of Dido and Aeneas," Kathleen said. "It's a gem of a piece in French. It lasts eight minutes, but it's just gorgeous. It will...

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Classical guitarist Dan Hopson releases first CD

...to accompany local art groups; he learned one of the tracks on the CD, "Sarabande," for Opera To Go's production of "Dido and Aeneas."So far, CD sales are brisk. Online Hopson has already caught the attention of a listener in the Netherlands...

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What's Happening

...David, 321-3109. Opera to Go! "Dido and Aeneas" performance, 7:30 p.m...guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel. "Dido and Aeneas" performance by Opera to Go...by the Gastineau Philatelic Society. "Dido and Aeneas" performance by Opera to Go...

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What's Happening

...Details: 364-2421. Opera to Go! "Dido and Aeneas" performance, 7:30 p.m...Details: 364-2421. Opera to Go! "Dido and Aeneas" performance, 3 p.m...723-3564. REGIONAL Sitka: Opera to Go! "Dido and Aeneas," 7 p.m. March 8, and...

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