21 May 2017

Verdi's Aida

From Opera On Sunday, 6:00 pm on 21 May 2017
Scene from Aida

Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera.

Sunday 21 May at 6.00pm on RNZ Concert

VERDI: Aida

Premièred in the Cairo Opera House in 1871, this tragic love story is set in the time of the pharaohs when Egypt was at war with Ethiopia

Aida.............................. Krassimira Stoyanova

Amneris........................ Violeta Urmana

Radamès....................... Riccardo Massi

Amonasro..................... George Gagnidze

Ramfis........................... James Morris

The King....................... Solomon Howard

Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orch/Daniele Rustioni (EBU)

 

Scene from 2009 presentation of this production.

Synopsis of Verdi's Aida

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