Bangkok's Thailand Cultural Centre will stage a performance of Henry Purcell's classic opera Dido and Aeneas from May 18th to 20th 2012.
(TRAVPR.COM) UK - May 2nd, 2012 - A new production of the timeless opera Dido and Aeneas will be performed in Bangkok this May by a cast of talented local musicians.
To be staged at the Thailand Cultural Centre, the show runs from May 18th to 20th and comes courtesy of the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra in association with B Grimm and NUNi Productions.
Penned by one of England's most famous classical composers Henry Purcell, the three-act Baroque opera was first performed in the late 1600s and tells the tragic story of a doomed romance between Dido, the queen of Carthage, and the Trojan hero Aeneas.
This new version is directed by Pattarasuda Anuman Rajadon and features a cast of 20 talented singers, including Saran Suebsantiwongse, Monique Kongtruadroke and Ayano Kimura.
Meanwhile, the orchestra will be conducted from the harpsichord by the noted Israeli conductor and harpsichord soloist Shalev Ad-el.
Performances will be held each evening at 20:00 local time, with doors to open 30 minutes before the show starts.
Tickets are available online and are priced between 600 and 1,000 baht (£12 and £20).