Aida - Arena di Verona

148 MINS2015OperaTVG
director
Giuseppe VerdiOmer Meir WellberLa Fura dels BausAndy Sommer
starring
Arena di VeronaGiovanna CasollaHui HeFabio SartoriAdrian SampetreanAndrzej DobberGiuseppe VerdiOmer Meir WellberLa Fura dels BausAndy SommerOrchestra of Arena di Verona
Ethiopian princess Aida is kept as a slave at the the Egyptian court. She has fallen in love with Radames, a young Egyptian warrior who returns her feelings. Amneris, the daughter of Egypt's pharaoh also loves Radames who is uneasy when she realises the feelings between Radames and Aida… Arena Opera Festival was inaugurated in 1913 with the famous Aida, produced by Giovanni Zenatello, who would later discover Maria Callas. Since 1913, operatic performances have been given in the Arena of Verona in Summer - with more than 17,000 spectators enjoying the show every evening. Aida is the most popular opera of Verona Festival, the only one performed every year. This production is designed by La Fura dels Baus and directed by one of Israel's most talented young conductors, Omer Meir Wellber.