City Opera

Music for Story's Sake

Queen Of Carthage

Based on "Dido and Aeneas"
Music by Henry Purcell
Libretto by Cory Hibbs after Nahum Tate

Presented as a part of the La Jolla Playhouse's Without Walls (WoW) Festival
October 9, 10, and 11 on the Campus of UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive 
La Jolla, CA 92093

For more information including ticket sales please visit 
https://www.wowfestival.org

Queen of Carthage is a contemporary re-imagining of Henry Purcell’s Baroque opera Dido and Aeneasdirected by Cynthia StokesSet in a grove of trees overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the new libretto by Cory Hibbs delves into Dido’s self-sabotage in spite of Aeneas’ love for her. The words and music combine to tell a story of betrayal, obsession and jealousy.