8 May 2016

Alex Taylor and Frances Moore - Modern Day Dido and Aeneas

From Sunday Morning, 9:40 am on 8 May 2016

Dido and Aeneas is one of Henry Purcell's classic operas, and it is being recomposed for a new generation, with composer Alex Taylor taking the helm.

Alex Taylor is one of NZ's leading young composers of orchestral and chamber music and he joins Wallace, along with opera director Frances Moore, to talk about bringing the story of Dido and Aeneas  firmly into the modern age.

Dido and Aeneas  plays at the Basement Theatre, Auckland, May 17th to 21.