Vache Baroque Festival to Present Purcell’s ‘Dido and Aeneas’

(Credit: Tim Dunk Photography) The Vache Baroque Festival will present Purcell’s opera “Dido and Aeneas” on September 4 & 6, 2020. Katie Bray, winner of the Dame Joan Sutherland Audience Prize at Cardiff Singer of the World 2019, will headline the cast as Dido. Bray’s recent roles include Zerlina in Mozart and Da Ponte’s “Don Giovanni,” title role in Vivaldi’s “La Griselda,” Dorabella in {…}

Q & A: Director Thomas Guthrie On Utilizing Puppetry For ‘L’Orfeo’

(Credit: Theresa Pewal) When audiences check out Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo” on July 5 and 7, 2019 at the York Early Music Festival and LOS St. Luke’s London, they will see the iconic opera utilizing puppetry and ancient Greek theatrical techniques. Developed under director Thomas Guthrie, with the cooperation of students at Princeton University, these techniques will showcase one of the Guthrie’s {…}