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Handel and Haydn Society to Perform Purcell Dido and Aeneas

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[Boston, MA – February 13, 2019] The Handel and Haydn Society, led by artistic director Harry Christophers, will bring one of the most beautiful and deeply moving masterpieces of the Baroque period to life with a performance of Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at NEC’s Jordan Hall in Boston. One of the earliest known English operas and Purcell’s only true opera, Dido and Aeneas recounts the love of Dido, Queen of Carthage, for the Trojan hero Aeneas and her despair when he abandons her….

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