Our original Florentine production brings Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Virgil’s Aeneid to life.

This sublimely beautiful pair of English one-act operas Blow’s Venus & Adonis and Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas) blends perfectly into one evening of great opera. General Director William Florescu stages an evening to behold with a cast led by acclaimed mezzo-soprano Sandra Piques Eddy in the role of Dido, with soprano Alisa Jordheim as Venus/Belinda, and mezzo-soprano Colleen Brooks as the sorceress. Dancer/choreographer Dani Kuepper brings fresh movement to this early operatic masterpiece. World renowned harpsichordist and conductor Jory Vinikour leads an authentic Baroque ensemble.
This production is a collaboration with  Great Lakes Baroque.
Screen-Shot-2017-02-10-at-2.13.19-PM copy

Details

Performance Dates and Times

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:30pm
Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 2:30pm
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7:30pm
Friday, February 2, 2018 at 7:30pm
Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 2:30pm

Performance Location

Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
123 State St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 Get Directions »

Language

Sung in English with English supertitles projected above the stage