Working with phenomenal new digital staging technology, director-choreographer Davide Livermore creates an extravagant theatrical experience of Verdi’s monumental opera Aida. Opulent costumes and sensational visual effects reveal the glorious splendour of Egypt as it’s never been seen before.
Can love conquer all? A country ravaged by armed conflict is on the verge of collapse. Aida, a young prisoner of war in love with Radames, the General of the opposing army, finds herself torn between warring parties. We watch as they attempt to fulfil their desire in a world that refuses to allow it.
This Opera Queensland and Opera Australia co-production comprises a stellar cast, including acclaimed soprano Natalie Aroyan in the title role, powerful tenor Diego Torre as Radames and internationally renowned mezzo Elena Gabouri as Amneris. Adding vocal power and lustre to the mighty score are the Opera Australia and Opera Queensland Choruses.
Presented by Opera Queensland and Opera Australia
Conductor Lorenzo PasseriniDirector & Choreographer Davide LivermoreRevival Director Shane PlacentinoAssistant Director Matthew BarclaySet Designer Giò FormaCostume Designer Gianluca FalaschiDigital Content Designer D-WokLighting Designer John Rayment Aida Natalie AroyanAmneris Elena GabouriRadames Diego TorreAmonasro Michael HoneymanRamfis Roberto ScandiuzziThe King Conal CoadMessenger Dean BassettHigh Priestess Jennifer Black
Opera Australia Chorus and Opera Queensland Chorus Queensland Symphony Ring Cycle Orchestra
“As magnificent, jaw-dropping, gasp-inducing and lavish a staging as you can imagine.” The AU Review
Presented by Opera Australia, in association with Opera Queensland
Sung in Italian with English and simplified Chinese surtitles. Approximately 2hrs 50min including one interval.
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