Henry Purcell's opera based on Virgil's Aeneid gave rise to one of his most enduringly popular pieces for the voice: Dido's lament, When I am Laid in Earth. We'll hear the entire work as performed by Les Arts Florissants, directed by William Christie, with soprano Véronique Gens in the role of Dido.
- Henry Purcell: Dido & Aeneas. Performed by Veronique Gens, soprano; Nathan Berg, bass‐baritone; Sophie Marin‐ Degor, soprano; Les Arts Florissants, directed by William Christie.
- Henry Purcell: Three Parts upon a Ground. Performed by Hesperion XXI.