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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 pharaoh also loves Radames who is uneasy when she realizes the feelings between Radames and Aida…Arena Opera Festival was inaugurated in 1913 with the famous Aida, produced by Giovanni Zenatello, who would have later discovered 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 new production is designed by «Fura dels Baus» (in the picture a sketch for the setting) and directed by one of Israel's most talented young conductors, Omer Meir Wellber.

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  • Amneris: Giovanna Casolla
  • Aida: Hui He
  • Radamès: Fabio Sartori
  • Ramfis: Adrian Sampetrean
  • Amonasro: Andrzej Dobber
  • Music: Giuseppe Verdi
  • Conductor: Omer Meir Wellber
  • Stage direction: La Fura dels Baus
  • Director: Andy Sommer