Gala Aida: Saturday 19 June 2021, Arena di Verona Opera Festival 2021 with premium tickets for the Italian music summer Festival Verona.
AIDA • June 19, 2021 | Arena di Verona
Gala AIDA – Arena di Verona Opera Festival 2021
150° Anniversary 1871 AIDA 2021 – Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi composed the opera based on a libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni. The premiere took place on December 24, 1871, in the Khedivial Opera House in Cairo. In 2021 this event will be celebrated 150 times.
The setting is Egypt in the time of the pharaohs and it is about the king’s daughter of Ethiopia.
The Egyptian general Radames is supposed to marry Pharaoh’s daughter but loves Aida, who was kidnapped to Egypt. The drama takes its course.
Conductor • Riccardo Muti
Chorus Master • Vito Lombardi
Orchestra and Chorus of the Arena di Verona
The King • Roberto Tagliavini
Amneris • Anita Rachvelishvili
Aida • Sonya Yoncheva
Radamès • Francesco Meli
Ramfis • Riccardo Zanellato
Amonasro • Luca Salsi
A messenger • Riccardo Rados
High Priestess • Benedetta Torre
Running time: 2:30h
In case of cancellation of the performance, due to bad weather conditions, the gala concert will take place on June 20th (instead of June 19th) and 23rd (instead of 22nd) 2021