Why See Metropolitan Opera - Aida?
An opulent masterpiece.
The Egyptian-inspired epic returns for the 2018/19 season! The story of an Ethiopian princess caught in a love triangle with the heroic Radames, be swept up by Verdi's monumental score and the shimmering glory of this world-class production from Sonja Frisell with choreography from Alexi Ratmansky.
Two stunning casts will share the roles, led by Anna Netrebko as Aida from September 26 - October 11, 2018 and Sondra Radvanovsky from January 7 - March 7, 2019.
What is Aida about?
Set in Ancient Egypt, the story centres around the conflict between forbidden love and hatred for one's enemies. Aida, a seemingly lowly Ethiopian slave girl is in love with her Egyptian captor Radames, a distinguished warrior on the battlefield. Unbeknownst to everyone, she is the captured princess from Ethiopia, whose furious father is on his way to rescue her, laying waste to Egypt in his path.
Adding to the danger is Amneris, the Egyptian princess, who, despite her intense love for Radames, cannot shake the feeling that the mysterious Aida just may be her rival in love...
Opening night: 26 September 2018
Sung in Italian with English, German, Spanish and Italian Met Titles. Images used are from a previous production of Aida.
Three hours and 45 minutes, with two intermissions
Cast and Creative
Production by Sonja Frisell
Set Design by Gianni Quaranta
Costume Design by Dada Saligeri
Lighting Design by Gil Wechsler
Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Conducted by Marco Armiliato & Daniele Rustioni
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