10% discount on your next order!

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive a personal discount code for 10% discount on a album of your choice! After subscribing, you will receive the code in your email. This code is only valid for 10 days!

The code is valid one time and valid for a 10 days after receiving the promotioncode. Your emailaddress will only be used by Challenge Records International and will not be given to 3rd party advertisers. If you have any questions please contact us.
John Eccles, Gottfried Finger, Henry Purcell

Fabio Bonizzoni / La Risonanza

Dido and Aeneas

  • Type SACD
  • Label Challenge Classics
  • UPC 0608917273724
  • Catalog number CC 72737
  • Release date 07 October 2016
Physical (SACD)

€ 19.95
Add to cart
Product is on stock

Get the album digitally

High resolution download Spirit of Turtle iTunes

About the album

The charm of this opera is in that it contains everything, like Cervantes’ Don Quixote: any life experience is within it. Love, hate, death, dream, despair, the innocent and the wicked play. Purcell’s awareness in portraying such opposite feelings is amazing as well as the room that he leaves to the conductor. So, here is why a new “Dido”: as an artist in love with this opera, Fabio Bonizzoni wants to deliver his reading. He wants to translate Purcell’s “sign” his own way, how much this opera is alive, lively, modern, contemporary. How Purcell’s genius was able to convey Dido’s despair and Aeneas’ cowardice and how much Purcell himself had fun in depicting the plot. Fabio Bonizzoni, one of the leading Italian harpsichordists and organists of his generation, graduated in organ, organ composition and harpsichord at the Royal Conservatorium in The Hague in Ton Koopman’s class. He frequently enjoys commitments as guest conductor: in recent times he has be

Add a comment

We need to make sure that you are really an human, please enter the code below.

16-11-2017 Kerk & Leven
01-04-2017 Opera Magazine
01-03-2017 Fono Forum
01-03-2017 BBC Music Magazine
01-03-2017 Gramophone
18-02-2017 Opernwelt
03-02-2017 Luister
02-01-2017 Opernglas
02-01-2017 OPER! Das Magazin
27-11-2016 Ihr Opernratgeber
20-11-2016 The Guardian
17-10-2016 EOS Classical News Australia