Craig Biesecker

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Dido's fate

Henry Purcell might not have approved Mark Morris’s contemporary take on Dido and Aeneas, but he probably would have recognized it for its formality and anti-naturalism.
Mark Morris at the Majestic
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  June 03, 2008

Altar and ego

Mark Morris’s Dido and Aeneas
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 30, 2008

Double or nothing

The American premiere of Dido took place here in Boston, at the Majestic Theatre in June 1989.
Mark Morris revives Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas at Tanglewood; Cosí fan tutte on Beacon Hill
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  July 03, 2007