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Please note: Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

About Aida

This is a story of a love so strong it defies enemy lines. This is a story of a kingdom in triumph and a nation in chains. This is a story of betrayal.

Verdi’s monumental music makes this historic epic an enduring favourite. Davide Livermore’s radiant production is a thrilling theatrical experience.

Ten towering digital screens create ever-changing floor-to-ceiling set pieces. Immersive digital video design ranges from rich symbolism to vivid landscapes.

Opulent costumes and props reflect the splendour of Egypt at the height of its power. Together with dramatic video, the massed grandeur of the famous Triumphal March is a visual and musical feast.

Tahu Matheson conducts a magnificent cast. Sensational American soprano Leah Crocetto performs as the enslaved princess, Aida, while Elena Gabouri reprises her critically acclaimed turn as Aida’s rival, Amneris.

Italian tenor Stefano La Colla makes his Opera Australia debut as Radamès, the man they both love.

Run Time

2hrs 50 mins (incl. interval)

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Age

Recommended 12+ years. This production contains partial nudity.

★★★★★ A captivating cinematic experience that fuses live performance and video.
TimeOut

Arts Centre Melbourne

100 St Kilda Road, Southbank, VIC 3004

6 - 21 May

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