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Baroque opera from

Les Arts Florissants

February 18 - March 11, 2026

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An all-Purcell program with a first half comprising highlights from "The Fairy Queen" (and maybe other Purcell operas), and second half a dramatic concert version of "Dido and Aeneas".

29 performers (orchestra and singers), conducted by Paul Agnew

“Thrillingly emphatic…the mood, unbroken by applause until the end, was rapt.”

New York Times

 

“Astonishingly beautiful…wonderful sensuousness of tone and rhythmic precision.”

The Guardian

 

“Les Arts Florissants spread enjoyment as well as enlightenment in abundance.”

The Arts Desk.com

 

“For decades [Les Arts Florissants] have been fulfilling the task of any truly important cultural institution: opening up new worlds of beauty and excitement, both emotional and intellectual.”

New York Times

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