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»Dido, die Unglückselige«

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Very much in the style of Hamburg's old opera house on Gänsemarkt (1678-1738), the audience at this concert enjoys a mixture of different works, cultures and musical eras. The heavily cut story of Dido, the unhappy Queen of Carthage, and Trojan prince Aeneas is told by three great artists: Roman poet Virgil, London composer Purcell and his Hamburg opposite number Christoph Graupner. The stage set for the operatic action that is projected behind the orchestra is the product of a cooperation between Hamburg and Osnabrück school students, working together with the well-known Bremen collective URBANSCREEN.


Ensemble Schirokko Hamburg

Siglo de Oro choir

Elisabeth Breuer soprano

Cornelia Samuelis soprano

Benedikt Kristjánsson tenor

Frank Arnold recitation

conductor Daniel Zimmermann

URBANSCREEN Bremen Projektionen und medienpädagogisches Konzept

Schülerinnen und Schüler der 5. Klasse IGS Osnabrück und 4. Klasse Gorch-Fock-Schule Hamburg Bühnenbild-Gestaltung


Auszüge aus Henry Purcells »Dido and Aeneas«, Christoph Graupners »Dido, Königin von Carthago« und Vergils Epos »Aeneis«.

Promoter: Historische Oper am Gänsemarkt

Mit Unterstützung der Behörde für Kultur und Medien Hamburg, der Felicitas und Werner Egerland Stiftung Osnabrück und der Zeit-Stiftung

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One before the concert

A public viewing platform on the 8th floor of the Elbphilharmonie

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Before the concert

In the Grand Hall and Recital Hall foyers

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