Helen Charlston's visually captivating remake of Dido's lament

19 February 2021

In a celebration of the enduring power of music, Helen Charlston sings ‘When I am Laid’ from Purcell's Dido and Aeneas in an enchanting video with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

You can watch the video here.

Taking inspiration from the director behind Coldplay's video for 'The Scientist', the OAE have played with expectations of genre in this film, forming part of a series of engaging remakes of iconic pop videos with baroque arias.

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