Aida

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Aida


Venue

Raffertys Theatre

Dates

25 October - 28 October 2018

Event Type

Cinema Screening

Met Opera Season 2018 – 2019
AIDA
By Giuseppe Verdi

Superstar soprano Anna Netrebko makes her Met Opera debut as Aida in the 30th Anniversary revival of this monumental production.

Verdi’s drama is set in Ancient Egypt, where the Ethiopian Aida lives a life of slavery. She and the Egyptian warrior Radamès (tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko), have fallen in love, although the princess Amneris (mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvil) is an implacable rival for Radamès’s affections. When Radamès goes into battle, he unwittingly captures Aida’s father as a prisoner of war. As Aida and Radamès face impossible choices between patriotism, passion, and paternal bonds, the stage is set for tragedy.

Captured live on stage in New York and featuring heart-stopping music and spectacular set pieces, including the famous Triumphal March, Verdi’s towering masterpiece opens the new Met Opera season on Riverside’s big screen with a bang!

Classification: E – Exempt from Classification
Distributor: Sharmill Films

Dates & Times:

Thursday 25 October 2018 at 10:30am
Sunday 28 October 2018 at 1:30pm

Tickets:
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Conductor:
Nicola Luisotti

Production:
Sonja Frisell

Set Designer:
Gianni Quaranta

Costume Designer:
Dada Saligeri

Lighting Designer:
Gil Wechsler

Cast:
Anna Netrebko – Aida
Anita Rachvelishvili – Amneris
Aleksandrs Antonenko – Radamès
Quinn Kelsey – Amonasro
Ryan Speedo Green – The King

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Met Opera Season 2018 - 2019

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Ticket Options

Members Adult
Single
$25
Members Adult
3 Pack
$69
Members Adult
5 Pack
$110
Members Adult
10 Pack
$210
Members Concession Single $21
Members Concession
3 Pack
$57
Members Concession
5 Pack
$90
Members Concession
10 Pack
$170
Adult Single $28
Adult 3 Pack $78
Adult 5 Pack $125
Adult 10 Pack $240
Concession Single $24
Concession 3 Pack $66
Concession 5 Pack $105
Concession 10 Pack $200
Transaction fees apply
Screen $1.65

Duration

Approximately 3 hours 56 minutes (Including 2 intervals)


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