Aida (1989)

NR 10/06/1989 (US) DramaMusic 2h 37m
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Aida (1989) Metropolitan Opera. Verdi / Italian.

Overview

AIDA, an Ethiopian princess, is captured and brought into slavery in Egypt. A military commander, Radamès, struggles to choose between his love for her and his loyalty to the Pharaoh. To complicate the story further, Radamès is loved by the Pharaoh's daughter Amneris, although he does not return her feelings. Sonja Frisell’s production captures all the grandeur and excitement of Verdi’s monumental opera, particularly the great triumphal scene where the Egyptian army, led by Radamès (Plácido Domingo), returns victorious from war. Aprile Millo is Aida, the slave girl whose love for Radamès has her squaring off with Amneris (Dolora Zajick), the Egyptian princess who also loves him. Sherrill Milnes is Amonasro, and James Levine leads The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Ballet.

  1. Brian Large

    Director

  2. Antonio Ghislanzoni

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Aprile Millo

    Aida

  2. Dolora Zajick

    Dolora Zajick

    Amneris

  3. Sherrill Milnes

    Amonasro

  4. Paata Burchuladze

    Paata Burchuladze

    Ramfis

  5. Plácido Domingo

    Plácido Domingo

    Radamès

  6. Dimitri Kavrakos

    Il Re dell'Egitto

  7. Mark Baker

    Mark Baker

    Un Messaggero

  8. Margaret Jane Wray

    Sacerdotessa

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Status Released

Original Language Italian

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