NMU Screens 'Dido and Aeneas' by Royal Opera, Ballet

Friday 6, 2017

The Northern Michigan University music department will present a screening of Dido and Aeneas, performed by the Royal Opera and Royal Ballet in London. The film will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Forest Roberts Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and free for anyone under 18, along with NMU students, faculty and staff with ID. 

Dido and Aeneas is an opera that tells the tale of the queen of Carthage, Dido, and Aeneas, a Trojan refugee prince. When Aeneas and his crew become shipwrecked in Carthage, he and the queen fall in love. In the meantime, witches plot Dido's destruction.

The Siril Endowment for Musical Arts is sponsoring this event.

Jill Vermeulen
Student Writer