I really recommend the double bill...It's not to late to catch the last performances - full details here on The Place Website.
It was flawlessly presented, with a six piece string and harpsichord band. The singing was rich and sweet and the settings imaginative. Gordon played the defendant in his usual inimitable way, but then became a serious, powerful Aeneas. The sorcerer was terrifying and Belinda wept real tears during the lament.
It was superb evening.
Thursday, 1 September 2011
Trial by Jury and Dido and Aeneas in Bedford
Richard D has been to the New Bedford Youth Opera's Dido and Aeneas and Trial by Jury: