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Stylish and compact: Ann Murray in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Ann Murray - ©Sian Trenberth Purcell Dido and Aeneas; Ann Murray, George Humphreys, Sophie Junker, Rupert Enticknap, La Nuova Musica, David Bates; St John's Smith Square Reviewed by Ruth Hansford on Sep 29 2016 Star rating: 4.5 A thoughtful and thought-provoking performance of Purcell's only opera When an opera that usually lasts less than an hour is billed for two 40-minute ‘halves’ plus 20-minute interval, the last thing to expect is that it would be ‘compact’.
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