Dido and Aeneas (Nahum Tate nach dem fünften Buch von Vergils Aeneis), masque 3 Akte (1684? London-Chelsea, Josias priest school for Young Gentlewoman [Mädchenpensionat des Tanzmeisters Josias Priest]) [PS 3]
Musik von Henry Purcell

Deutsche EA (konzertant, in engl. Sprache): 12. Juni 1924 in Homburg v.d.H
EA in deutscher Sprache: 14. März 1926 in Münster/West.

Dido, Königin von Karthago - Sopran
Belinda, ihre Kammerfrau und Vertraute - Sopran
Aeneas, Held aus Troja, Sohn der Venus und des Anchises - Tenor/Bariton
Zweite Dame - Sopran
Die Anführerin der Furien - Mezzosopran
Eine Furie, als Hermes verkleidet - Sopran
Eine Seherin - Sopran
Ein Seemann - Tenor
Gefolge von Dido und Aeneas, Krieger, Seeleute, Furien, Volk von Karthago
Karthago, nach Trojas Zerstörung

Streicher, Basso continuo; Nummernoper mit 44 Musiknummern; 1 Stunde; Oxford University Press

1936 Clarence Raybould; Boyd Neel String Orchestra, A capella singers
Aeneas: Roy Henderson
Belinda: Mary Hamlin
Dido: Nancy Evans
Sorceress: Mary Jarred
Decca X 101-7 (Schellack)

1945 Constantin Lambert; Philharmonia Streichorchester & Chor
Aeneas: Dennis Noble
Belinda: Isabel Baillie
Dido: Joan Hammond
Sorceress: Edith Coates
HMV C3471-7 (Schellack) / Allegro OPD-1220 (1 CD)

1951 Jackson Gregory = John Bath; Stuart Chamber Orchestra & Chorus
Aeneas: Henry Cummings
Belinda: Adele Leigh
Dido: Eleanor Houston
Sorceress: Evelyn Cuthill
Period SPLP 546 (1 LP)

1952 Geraint Jones; The Mermaid Orchestra & Chorus
1st witch: Sheila Rex
2nd witch: Anna Pollak
Aeneas: Thomas Hemsley
Belinda: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Dido: Kirsten Flagstad
First woman: Eilidh McNab
Sailor: David Lloyd
Second woman: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Sorceress: Arda Mandikian
Spirit: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
EMI ALP 1026 (1 LP) / EMI 761 006-2 (1 CD) (58'40)

1955 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt; Chor & Orchester des NDR Hamburg
Aeneas: Hermann Prey
Belinda: Dora Lindgreen
Dido: Martha Mödl
Sorceress: Gusta Hammer
Sonstige: Fritz Göllnitz
UraCant 2008 (1 CD) (live, konzertant)

1956 Alfred Deller; Oriana Orchester & Chor
Aeneas: Maurice Bevan
Belinda: Honor Sheppard
Dido: Mary Thomas
Sorceress: Helen Watts
Vanguard HM-46 / Vanguard 3003332 (1 CD)

1959 Benjamin Britten; English Opera Group Orchestra
1st witch: Jean Allister
2nd witch: Rosemary Philips
Aeneas: Peter Pears
Belinda: Jeannette Sinclair
Dido: Claire Watson
Sailor: Michael Ronayne
Sorceress: Arda Mandikian
BBC Music BBCB 8003-2 (1 CD)

1961 Anthony Lewis; English Chamber Orchestra, St. Anthony Singers
1st witch: Rhianon James
2nd witch: Catherine Wilson
Aeneas: Raimund Herincx
Belinda: Patricia Clark
Dido: Janet Baker
Sailor: John Mitchinson
Second woman: Eileen Poulter
Sorceress: Monica Sinclair
Spirit: Dorothy Dow
Decca SOL 60047 (1 LP); Decca 425 720-2 (1 CD) (52'23)

1966 John Barbirolli; English Chamber Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus
1st witch: Clare Walmesley
2nd witch: Sybil Michelow
Aeneas: Peter Glossop
Belinda: Heather Harper
Dido: Victoria de los Angeles
Sailor: Robert Tear
Second woman: Heather Harper
Sorceress: Patricia Johnson
Spirit: Sybil Michelow
EMI CFP 40359 (1 LP) / EMI 565 664-2 (58'33)

1968 Charles Mackerras; Kammerorchester Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Monteverdi Chor Hamburg
1st witch: Margaret Baker-Genovesi
2nd witch: Margaret Lensky
Aeneas: Barry McDaniel
Belinda: Sheila Armstrong
Dido: Tatiana Troyanos
Sailor: Paul Esswood
Sailor: Nigel Rogers
Second woman: Margaret Baker-Genovesi
Sorceress: Patricia Johnson
DG 2547 032 (1 LP) / Archiv 447 148-2 (1 CD) (61'48)

1970 Colin Davis; Academy of St-Martin-in-the-Fields, John Alldis Choir
1st witch: Delia Wallis
2nd witch: Gillian Knight
Aeneas: John Shirley-Quirk
Belinda: Helen Donath
Dido: Josephine Veasey
Sailor: Frank Patterson
Second woman: Delia Wallis
Sorceress: Elizabeth Bainbridge
Spirit: Thomas Allen
Philips 6500 131 (1 LP) / Philips 446 577-2 (1 CD) (57'39)

1971 Raymond Leppard; Chor & Orchester der RAI Torino
1st witch: Lilia Reyes
2nd witch: Margaret Lensky
Aeneas: Dan Iordachescu
Belinda: Helen Donath
Dido: Shirley Verrett
Sailor: Carlo Gaifa
Sorceress: Oralia Dominguez
Arkadia 619 (1 CD) (live, konzertant)

1975 Stuart Bedford; Aldeburgh Festival Strings, London Oper Chorus
1st witch: Felicity Palmer
2nd witch: Alfreda Hodgson
Aeneas: Peter Pears
Belinda: Norma Burrowes
Dido: Janet Baker
Sailor: Robert Tear
Second woman: Felicity Lott
Sorceress: Anna Reynolds
Spirit: Timothy Everett
Decca SET 615 (1 LP) (60'26)

1977 Raymond Leppard; English Chamber Orchestra & Chorus
1st witch: Alfreda Hodgson
2nd witch: Linn Maxwell
Aeneas: Richard Stilwell
Belinda: Felicity Palmer
Dido: Tatiana Troyanos
Sailor: Philip Langridge
Second woman: Elizabeth Gale
Sorceress: Alfreda Hodgson
Sorceress: Patricia Kern
Spirit: Alfreda Hodgson
Venus: Elizabeth Gale
RCA ZL 30 579 (1 LP) / Erato 2292-45263-2 (1 CD) (56'17)

1978 Raymond Leppard; Chor und Kammerorchester Leningrad
Aeneas: Kaloschin
Belinda: Kozyrewa
Dido: Jewgenia Gorochowskaja
Sorceress: Vainer
Melodia C10 9693-5 (2 LP)

1980 Joël Cohen; Chor & Orchester Boston Camerata
1st witch: Sallie Gordon
2nd witch: Susan Klebanow
Aeneas: Mark Baker
Belinda: Nancy Armstrong
Dido: D'Anna Fortunato
Sailor: Joel Cohen
Second woman: Roberta Anderson
Sorceress: Bruce Fithian
Spirit: Ken Fitch
Harmonia Mundi 10.067 (1 LP) (52'22)

1981 Andrew Parrott; Taverner Players & Choir
1st witch: Emily van Evera
2nd witch: Rachel Bevan
Aeneas: David Thomas
Belinda: Judith Nelson
Dido: Emma Kirkby
Sailor: Rachel Bevan
Second woman: Judith Nelson
Sorceress: Jantina Noorman
Spirit: Tessa Bonner
Chandos 1034 (1 LP) / Chandos 8306 (1 CD) (55'53)

1982 Nikolaus Harnoncourt; Concentus musicus Wien, Arnold Schönberg Chor
1st witch: Elisabeth von Magnus
2nd witch: Helrun Gardow
Aeneas: Anton Scharinger
Belinda: Rachel Yakar
Dido: Ann Murray
Sailor: Josef Köstlinger
Second woman: Elisabeth von Magnus
Sorceress: Trudeliese Schmidt
Spirit: Paul Esswood
Telefunken 6.42 919 (1 LP) / Teldec 4509-93686-2 (1 CD) (54'32)

1984 William Christie; Les Arts florissants
1st witch: Agnès Mellon
2nd witch: Barbara Borden
Aeneas: Philippe Cantor
Belinda: Jill Feldman
Dido: Guillemette Laurens
Sailor: Etienne Lestringaut
Second woman: Agnès Mellon
Sorceress: Dominique Visse
Spirit: Michel Laplénie
Harmonia Mundi HMC5173 (1 LP) / Harmonia Mundi 905173 (1 CD) (53'32)

1985 Raymond Leppard; English Chamber Orchestra & Chorus
1st witch: Helen Walker
2nd witch: Della Jones
Aeneas: Thomas Allen
Belinda: Marie McLaughlin
Dido: Jessye Norman
Sailor: Patrick Power
Second woman: Elizabeth Gale
Sorceress: Patricia Kern
Spirit: Derek Lee Ragin
Philips 416 299-1 (1 LP) / Philips 416 299-2 (1 CD) (57'53)

1985 Michel Corboz; Ensemble instrumental de Lausanne, Chœur du Théâtre Municipal de Lausanne
1st witch: Tiziana Sojat
2nd witch: Alexandra Papadjakou
Aeneas: Per-Arne Wahlgren
Belinda: Danielle Borst
Dido: Teresa Berganza
Sailor: Reinaldo Macias
Second woman: Francois Destembert
Sorceress: Glenys Linos
Spirit: Tiziana Sojat
RCA ZL 30141 (1 LP) / Erato 2292-45263-2 (1 CD) (55'20)

1988 Trevor Pinnock; The English Concert, Chor The English Concert
1st witch: Elizabeth Priday
2nd witch: Carol Hall
Aeneas: Stephen Varcoe
Belinda: Lynne Dawson
Dido: Anne Sofie von Otter
Sailor: Nigel Rogers
Second woman: Sarah Leonard
Sorceress: Nigel Rogers
Spirit: Kym Amps
DG Archiv 427 624-2 (1 CD) (54'52)

1989 Ivor Bolton; St. James Baroque Orchestra Oxford, St. James Singers
Aeneas: David Barick, Peter Harvey
Belinda: Donna Dean, Camille van Lunen
Dido: Della Jones, Rachel Ann Morgan
Sailor: Robert Coupe
Sorceress: Susan Bickley, Myra Kroese
Sonstige: Barbara Borden
Teldec 4509-91191-2 (1 CD)

1989 Roderick Shaw; Academy of the Begynhof Amsterdam
Aeneas: David Barick
Belinda: Camille van Lunen
Dido: Rachel Ann Morgan
Sorceress: Myra Kroese
Hyperion/Globe 5020 (1 CD) (74'09)

1990 John Eliot Gardiner; English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir
1st witch: Donna Dean
2nd witch: Shauna Beesley
Aeneas: George Mosley
Belinda: Ruth Holton
Dido: Carolyn Watkinson
Sailor: Paul Tindall
Second woman: Elizabeth Priday
Sorceress: Teresa Shaw
Spirit: Jonathan Peter Kenny
Philips 432 114-2 (52'54)

1992 Christopher Hogwood; Chorus & Orchestra of the Academy of Ancient Music
1st witch: Elizabeth Priday
2nd witch: Sara Stowe
Aeneas: John Mark Ainsley
Belinda: Emma Kirkby
Dido: Catherine Bott
Sailor: Daniel Lochman
Second woman: Julianne Baird
Sorceress: David Thomas
Spirit: Michael Chance
L'Oiseau-Lyre 436-992-2 (1 CD) (52'35)

1993 Nicholas McGegan; Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Chor des Clare College, Cambridge
1st witch: Christine Brandes
2nd witch: Ruth Rainero
Aeneas: Paul Elliot
Belinda: Lisa Saffer
Dido: Lorraine Hunt-Lieberson
Sailor: Paul Elliot
Second woman: Donna Dean
Sorceress: Ellen Rabiner
Spirit: Christine Brandes
Harmonia Mundi France HMU 907 110 (1 CD) (60'09)

1994 Andrew Parrott; Taverner Players & Choir
1st witch: Kate Eckersley
2nd witch: Lucie Sheaping
Aeneas: Ben Parry
Belinda: Janel Lax
Dido: Emily van Evera
Sailor: Douglas Wooton
Second woman: Hanne-Marie Örback
Sorceress: Harden Andrews
Spirit: Sara Stowe
Sony (1 CD) (56'43)

1994 William Christie; Les Arts florissants
1st witch: Sophie Daneman
2nd witch: Gaëlle Méchaly
Aeneas: Nathan Berg
Belinda: Sophie Marin-Degor
Dido: Véronique Gens
Sailor: Jean-Paul Fouchécourt
Second woman: Sophie Daneman
Solo: Jonathan Arnold
Solo: Steve Dugardin
Sorceress: Claire Brua
Spirit: Jean-Paul Fouchécourt
Erato 4509-98477-2 (1 CD) (52'08)

1994 Chor & Orchester »The Scholars Baroque Ensemble«
Aeneas: David van Asch
Belinda: Anna Crookes
Dido: Kym Amps
Sorceress: Simon Connolly
Naxos 8.553108 (1 CD) (66'20)

1995 Jeanne Lamon; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra & Chamber Coir
1st witch: Mary Plazas
2nd witch: Pamela Helen Stephen
Aeneas: Michael Brown, Russel Brown, Karl Morgan Daymond
Belinda: Rebecca Evans, Cassandra Hoffmann, Ann Monoyios
Dido: Maria Ewing, Jennifer Lane, Jennifer Lane
Mercury: Francois Testory
Sailor: James MacDougall
Second woman: Patricia Rozario
Sorceress: Sally Burgess, Desiree Halac, Jennifer Lane
Spirit: James Bowman
CBC SMCD 5147 (1 CD)

1995 Bradley Bokshire; I Musici di San Cassiano
Aeneas: Michael Brown
Belinda: Cassandra Hoffmann
Dido: Jennifer Lane
Sorceress: Desiree Halac
Vox 7518 (1 CD)

1995 Richard Hickox; Chor & Orchester Collegium Musicum
Aeneas: Karl Daymond
Belinda: Rebecca Evans
Dido: Maria Ewing
Sorceress: Sally Burgess
Chandos CHAN 0586 (1 CD) / Warner Music Vision 0630-14944-3 (Video) (54'29)

1996 Martin Pearlman; Boston Baroque Chor & Orchester
1st witch: Margaret O'Keefe
2nd witch: Donna Ames
Aeneas: Russell Braun
Belinda: Susannah Waters
Dido: Nancy Maultsby
Sailor: Richard Clement
Second woman: Sharon Baker
Sorceress: Laura Tucker
Spirit: Donna Ames
Telarc 80424 (1 CD) (47'13)

1998 René Jacobs; Orchestra of the Age of Enligthenment, Clare Collge Chapel Choir
1st witch: Dominique Visse
2nd witch: Stephen Wallace
Aeneas: Gerald Finley
Belinda: Rosemary Joshua
Dido: Lynne Dawson
Sailor: John Bowen
Second woman: Maria Cristina Kiehr
Sorceress: Susan Bickley
Spirit: Robin Blaze
HMF/Helikon 901683 (1 CD) (60'14)

2000 Hervé Niquet; Le Concert Spirituel
2nd witch: Marie-Louise Duthoit
Aeneas: Peter Harvey
Belinda: Salomé Haller
Dido: Laura Pudwell
First woman: Salomé Haller
Sailor: Nicolas Maire
Second woman: Marie-Louise Duthoit
Sorceress: Laura Pudwell
Spirit: Matthew White
Glossa GCD 921601 (1 CD)

2003 Emmanuelle Haïm; Le Concert D'Astrée, European Voices
Aeneas: Ian Bostridge
Belinda: Camilla Tilling
Dido: Susan Graham
Sailor: Paul Agnew
Second woman: Cécile de Boever
Sorceress: Felicity Palmer
Spirit: David Daniels
Virgin Classics 5456042 (1 CD) (52'54)

2004 Jed Wentz; Musica ad Rhenum & Choir
1st witch: Maaike Poorthuis
2nd witch: Yong-Hee Kim
Aeneas: Matthew Baker
Belinda: Francine van der Heijden
Dido: Nicola Wemyss
Sailor: Richard Zook
Second woman: Penni Clarke
Sorceress: Helen Rasker
Spirit: Rowena Simpson
Brilliant Classics 92464 (2 CD) (55'29)

2008 Teodor Currentzis; MusicAeterna; New Siberian Singers, Kammerchor der Novosibirsker Oper
Aeneas: Dimitris Tiliakos
Belinda: Deborah York
Dido: Simone Kermes
Sorceress: Oleg Ryabets
Alpha ALP 140 (1 CD)

2009 Christopher Hogwood; Dancers of the Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Aeneas: Lucas Meachem
Belinda: Lucy Crowe
Dido: Sarah Connolly
Sorceress: Sarah Fulgoni
Inszenierung: Wayne McGregor
Bühne: Hildegard Bechtler
Kostüme: Fortini Dimou
Bildregie: Jonathan Haswell
Opus Arte OA 1018 D (DVD)

2009 William Christie; Les Arts Florissants
Aeneas: Christopher Maltman
Belinda: Judith van Wanrioj
Dido: Malena Ernman
Hexen: Céline Ricci, Ana Quintans
Sailor: Damian Whiteley
Zauberin: Hilary Summers
Inszenierung: Deborah Warner
Bühne: Chloe Obolensky
Fra Musica Fra 001 (Blu-Ray) (live)

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