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Published: June 20, 2012
Category: review

Dido & Aeneas, a "Choreographic Opera"

By Rachel Straus

BERLIN — The story of Dido & Aeneas has long been popular among contemporary choreographers. In 1989, Mark Morris created his Dido and Aeneas to Purcell’s late 17th-century opera. In 1999, Pina Bausch’s O Dido employed nothing of the opera score, but incorporated the myth’s water imagery. Choreographer Sasha Waltz calls []