Aida: An opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi
How free are we really…? On Love and Freedom
This overarching theme describes the excellent opera selections for this year’s Taranto Opera Festival!
Aida, an Ethiopian princess, has been captured by the Egyptians. The Egyptians, unaware of Aida’s status, her father, King Amonasro, seeks revenge. However, Radames, the leader of the Egyptian army falls in love with Aida, much to the dismay of the King of Egypt’s daughter - Amneris - who is in love with Radames. How will this love triangle unfold? And will Radames and Aida be able to be together amongst jealousy, power, politics and duty? Watch and find out where every scene is composed and performed to perfection in the presentation of this timeless masterpiece.
Characters & Performers
Aida - MARIKA FRANCHINO
Radames - FRANCESCO ANILE
Amneris - GABRIELLA ALEO
Amonasro - LUCA BRUNO
Ramfis - MUNKYU PARK
The King - ALESSANDRO ARENA
A Messenger and Priestess - Students of the "Domenico Savino Summer Academy"
Priests, Priestesses, Ministers, Soldiers, Captains, Officials, Ethiopian slaves and prisoners, Egyptian people, (Chorus)
Marco Codamo - Director
Gianluca Chiera -Artistic direction
Orchestra of the Taranto Opera Festival
Opera choir "Tarenti Cantores"
Tiziana Spagnoletta - choir master
Angela Massafra - stage director
Francesco Buccoliero - master collaborator
Cira Marangi - choreography
Corps de ballet - Academy of Art and Movement "Sublime Rouge"
Damiano Pastoressa - sets
Angela Gassi - costumes
Attilio Mela - off-screen narrator
All Age Ranges
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