Korkyra baroque festival

2016 | Arneri Palace Courtyard, Korčula – Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626


Time: September 10, 2016 21:00
Location: Palača Arneri, Korčula
Event Type: Events

About Tour

Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626


Vocal ensemble Antiphonus (Croatia)



Tomislav Fačini, artistic direction

Bojan Čičić, violin

Diana Haller, mezzosoprano

Krešimir Stražanac, bariton

Ivana Lazar, soprano


Vokalni ansambl Antiphonus:

Monika Cerovčec, Ana Lice, sopranos

Vesna Matana, Sonja Runje, altos

Ivan Bingula, Siniša Galović, tenors

Vjekoslav Hudeček, Sreten Manojlović, bass


Instrumentalni ansambl:

Bojan Čičić, Silvio Richter, violins

Vlatka Peljhan, viola

Zita Varga, cello

Anamarija Zajc, keltska harfa

Tomislav Fačini, harpsichord








Act I


Belinda, Chorus: Shake the cloud from off your brow

Dido: Ah! Belinda, I am press’d with torment

Belinda, Dido: Grief increases by concealing

Chorus: When monarchs unite how happy their state

Dido, Belinda: Whence could so much virtue spring?

Belinda, 2nd Woman and Chorus: Fear no danger to ensue

Belinda, Aeneas, Dido: See, your Royal guest appears

Chorus: Cupid only throws the dart

Aeneas, Belinda: If not for mine, for Empire’s sake

Guitars’ Chaconne

Chorus: To the hills and the vales

The Triumphing Dance


Act II


Prelude for the Witches (Sorceress and 1st Witch): Wayward sisters

Chorus: Harm’s our delight

Sorceress: The Queen of Carthage, whom we hate

Chorus: Ho Ho Ho, Ho Ho Ho!

1st and 2nd Witches, Sorceress: Ruin’d ere the set of sun?

Chorus: Ho Ho Ho, Ho Ho Ho!

Sailors’ Dance

1st and 2nd Witches: But, ere we this perform

Chorus: In our deep vaulted cell

Echo Dance of Furies


Belinda, Chorus: Thanks to these lonesome vales

Guitar Dance, 2nd Woman: Oft she visits this lone mountain

Aeneas, Dido: Behold, upon my bended spear

Belinda, Chorus: Haste to town

Spirit, Aeneas: Stay, Prince! and hear great Jove’s command





1st Sailor and Chorus: Come away, fellow sailors

The Sailor’s Dance

Sorceress, 1st and 2nd Witches: See, the flags and streamers curling

Sorceress: Our next motion

Chorus: Destruction’s our delight

The Witches’ Dance

Belinda, Aeneas: Your counsel all is urg’d in vain

Chorus: Great minds against themselves conspire

Dido: Thy hand, Belinda; darkness shades me

Dido: When I am laid in earth

Chorus: With drooping wings ye cupids come

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