Above: Promotional graphic for the performance of "Aida" at the San Diego Civic Theatre on April 20, 23, 26 and 28, 2013. Courtesy of San Diego Civic Theatre.
Zandra Rhodes’ vivid designer’s eye enhances Verdi’s vision of ancient Egypt in this stunning production. Acclaimed in London, San Francisco and Houston, the brilliant sets and costumes are seen in San Diego for the first time, creating a riot of color and pageantry. Come to the San Diego Civic Theatre for the performance of Aida!
The tragic love triangle of a Pharaoh’s daughter competing with her own Ethiopian slave for the love of an Egyptian general is one of the most-beloved operas. Filled with great arias and choruses, including the famous Triumphal March, Aida demands extraordinary singers in every role.
Italian conductor Daniele Callegari makes his San Diego Opera debut with Andrew Sinclair directing.
Sung in Italian with English translations above the stage.
April 20, 23, 26 and 28 (matinee)
For more information, visit http://www.sdopera.com/Operas/Aida
Location: San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 3rd Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 Google Map