KIDS COMMUTE: 'Dido and Aeneas' week!
Learn about this opera filled with love, betrayal and evil sorceresses!
Composer Henry Purcell wrote "Dido and Aeneas" in 1688.
It's based on "The Aeneid," a dramatic story that the ancient Roman poet Virgil wrote about a soldier starting a new life after the Trojan war.
Listen to learn more about the plot and hear the opera's music!
Tune in Monday through Friday at 7:40 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. on Classical IPR or any time at the links below!
You can see "Dido and Aeneas" performed live this Saturday at Interlochen Arts Academy! Learn more.
Emily Duncan Wilson is Kids Commute's producer.