Here, too, are tears: Dido, Queen of Carthage, Marlowe, RSC

While there are many excellent reasons to read Virgil’s Aeneid from cover to cover, more than once, the fourth book of the great Roman epic (Dido’s abandonment by Aeneas and subsequent suicide) has perhaps inspired more artistic reactions than the whole of the rest of the poem put together in art, music, and literature. Christopher Marlowe’s beautifully…

Slow-motion memories: Remember Me

Claudia Molitor‘s elegant and contemplative work, more performance art than opera, is charming and original – with particularly clever and beautiful design details – yet ultimately frustrating. Click here to read my full review on Bachtrack