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San Diego Opera Present 'Aida'


  • WHEN Multiple dates from Oct 19 - Oct 27, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Avenue, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $35 - $190

The San Diego Opera opens its 2019/2020 Main Stage Series with Giuseppe Verdi's "Aida."

Loyalty to country, love, and betrayal collide when the pharaoh’s daughter Amneris discovers that her rival for the love of the Egyptian general Radames is none other than her Ethiopian slave, Aida. In an ironic turn of events Aida’s father, the King of Ethiopia, demands that she act as a spy for her homeland, potentially destroying the trust and affection of the man she loves.

Ancient Egypt is re-created through the sheer beauty of the music and accentuated this season by the stunning theatrical details of projections, larger-than-life set elements, costumes, a full symphony and chorus on stage, and an incredible cast.

Michelle Bradley stars as Aida; Olesya Petrova as Amneris; Carl Tanner as Radames; and Nelson Martinez as Amonasro.

From the delicate strains of the prelude through the Triumphal March and, finally, the tragic duet at the end of the drama with its gorgeous melody, Verdi’s "Aida," continues to be one of opera’s most beloved scores.

The approximate run time is 2 hours and 50 minutes, including one 20 minute intermission. Sung in Italian with projected English translations. For additional details call (619) 533-7000.

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