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Metropolitan Opera: Aida

Metropolitan Opera: Aida, The Metropolitan Opera, NYC Show Poster
Theater
The Metropolitan Opera

132 W 65th Street
New York, NY 10023

Duration
3hrs, 46mins
2 Intermissions
Important Dates
Opening
Nov 05, 2016
Closing
Apr 20, 2017
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Verdi’s vision of ancient Egypt is grandly realized with the help of the Met’s unparalleled musical forces.

Story

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The Met’s monumental staging is a dazzling backdrop for the star-crossed love story set amid the clash of ancient empires. Three commanding sopranos—Liudmyla Monastyrska, Latonia Moore, and Krassimira Stoyanova—appear in the title role, the slave girl Aida,who is secretly a princess. Ekaterina Gubanova and Violeta Urmana are the formidable Amneris, daughter of the Egyptian pharaoh, and Marco Berti is the hero Radamès, caught between them. Marco Armiliato and Daniele Rustioni conduct.

Cast & Creative

Creative

  • Composer
    Giuseppe Verdi
  • Libretto
    Antonio Ghislanzoni
  • Director
    Sonja Frisell
  • Set Designer
    Gianni Quaranta
  • Costume Designer
    Dada Saligeri
  • Lighting Designer
    Gil Wechsler