About the Event
Seize this opportunity at the beautiful Sydney Opera House in Sydney to experience the breathtaking opear performance of Verdi's Aida.
Sung in Italian with English surtitles
Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Opera House hosts performances from many genres in Sydney, Australia. One of the 20th Century's most famous and distinctive structures, as well as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Opera House was designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon as a multiple performance venue. The complex hosts more than 1.2 million people annually with a season of 1,500 performances. Performers include international and local guest artists, and three resident companies: the Sydney Theatre Company, Opera Australia, and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
‘Aida is a four‐acts opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni during the 19th century. The work depicts the story of Aida, an Ethiopian princess who has been captured and enslaved by Egyptians. To complete the story, an Egyptian commander struggles to choose between his loyalty to the King and his love for her.
This production contains partial nudity and a bright lighting effect during Act 3.
- Verdi, Giuseppe – Aida
Cast / Production
CONDUCTOR: Lorenzo Passerini (19 Jun–6 Jul), Tahu Matheson (8–21 Jul)
DIRECTOR & CHOREOGRAPHER Davide Livermore
REVIVAL DIRECTOR: Shaun Rennie
SET DESIGNER: Giò Forma
COSTUME DESIGNER: Gianluca Falaschi
LIGHTING DESIGNER: John Rayment
DIGITAL CONTENT DESIGNER: D‐Wok
AIDA: Leah Crocetto (19 Jun–6 Jul), Natalie Aroyan (8–21 Jul)
AMNERIS: Elena Gabouri (19 Jun–4 Jul), Agnieszka Rehlis (6–21 Jul)
RADAMÈS: Najmiddin Mavlyanov (19 Jun–6 Jul), Diego Torre (8–21 Jul)
AMONASRO: Warwick Fyfe (19 Jun–6 Jul), Michael Honeyman (8–21 Jul)
RAMFIS: Roberto Scandiuzzi
THE KING: David Parkin
HIGH PRIESTESS: Jane Ede
MESSENGER: Thomas Strong
Opera Australia Chorus
Opera Australia Orchestra