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Other operas based on works by Virgil:

Les Troyens (The Trojans) - Hector Berlioz

Dido and Aeneas - Henry Purcell

La Didone - Francesco Cavalli

Information about the opera La Didone by Francesco Cavalli, and the best recordings available on CD or DVD, or for download.

The earliest surviving musical version of the love between Dido and Aeneas, from Virgil's Aeneid.

Recommended recordings on DVD

Christie/Bonitatibus/Spicer (Opus Arte OA 1080 D)

OA 1080 D

William Christie and his company, Les Arts Florissants, succeed in making this 370-year old opera accessible to a modern audience.

Les Arts Florissants, conducted by William Christie, 2012.

Cast: Anna Bonitatibus (Didone), Kresimir Spicer (Enea), Xavier Sabata (Iarba), Maria Streijffert (Ecuba), Katherine Watson (Cassandra).

Opus Arte OA 1080 D

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