Classical music review

Seraphic Fire serves up a luminous ‘Dido and Aeneas’


South Florida Classical Review

The Bronze Age love story between the Queen of Carthage and a Trojan prince fleeing his shattered city provided the plot for a dark but stylish evening of opera by the Miami choir Seraphic Fire. The choir’s three-day run of Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas opened Friday at All Saints Episcopal Church in Fort Lauderdale, where the pagan invocations of Jove and Mercury took place incongruously under a large cross suspended over the performance space at the front of the church.

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