Woven Tales of Helen and Dido
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662), Dido’s Sacrifice to Juno, c. 1630–35, Gouache and black chalk on paper, laid down on linen, Norton Simon Art Foundation.
- 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Explore Renaissance and Baroque tapestries and paintings featuring two legendary Greek heroines in the exhibition Once Upon a Tapestry.
- Free with admission.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery
Like the misshapen pearls, or barroco, which provided a descriptive name for so much of the art and architecture of the 17th and 18th centuries, baroque music is lustrous, complex and glittering. Join LA Opera artists Jamie Chamberlin (soprano), Melissa Treinkman (mezzo-soprano), Nathan Granner (tenor), and pianist Tali Tadmor for a musical salon exploring the baroque operatic repertoire. Highlights include extensive selections from Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell. MORE INFO