CORONAVIRUS: Latest updates here. Our 100% buyer guarantee applies to future purchases too!


Lincoln Center, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Sorry, it looks like Metropolitan Opera - Aida is no longer happening on these dates

Metropolitan Opera - Aida Poster

Metropolitan Opera - Aida

Until December 12, 2020

The Met's Aida offers stunning singing and spectacle


Why See Metropolitan Opera - Aida?

Classical & Opera

An opulent masterpiece renewed

The Egyptian-inspired epic returns for the 2020/21 season in a brand new production! 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 by Michael Mayer with choreography from Oleg Glushkov.

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...

show content hide content

Additional Information


Opening night: 21 September 2020


Sung in Italian with English, German, Spanish and Italian Met Titles. Images used are from a previous production of Aida.

Run time

Three hours and 45 minutes, with two intermissions

Cast and Creative


What you thought

Seen Metropolitan Opera - Aida? Loved it? Hated it?

Help your fellow New York City Theater visitors by leaving the first review!

Write a review now


Venue home

Venue home





Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Metropolitan Opera - Aida at Metropolitan Opera House.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

Please note: The term Metropolitan Opera House and/or Metropolitan Opera - Aida as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Metropolitan Opera House and/or Metropolitan Opera - Aida and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Metropolitan Opera House and/or Metropolitan Opera - Aida and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.