Sunday, February 21, 2010

A gaggle of Didos

I just finished a run of Dido and Aeneas with Opera Manhattan Repertoire Theatre, doing chorus. Perfect occasion to do a comparison of Didos, of course.

First, the completely amazing Dame Janet Baker:

Now a very different interpretation by Emma Kirkby. Yes, Emma Kirkby!

Evelyn Tubb, another early music type performer whom I don't know, but it's an interesting video:

A very surprising version indeed!

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