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Verdi’s Aida is back in the Norwegian Opera & Ballet in a new production based on what went on behind the facade. Forget the camels and elephants - the widely acclaimed director David McVicar will be bringing out the brutality and the dark side of Egyptian society in the time of the Pharaohs. A society governed by rituals, obsessed with death, driven by war-making and power. How can love between a prisoner and guard survive when up against forces such as these? The contrasts between the monumental and the intimate make Aida a unique operatic experience.

This is a co-production between the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía in Valencia and the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet.
Music: Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Antonio Ghislanzoni
Musical direction: Pier Giorgio Morandi
Director: David McVicar
Restaging: Leah Hausman
Scenography: Jean-Marc Puissant
Costumes: Moritz Junge
Lighting Design: Jennifer Tipton,Fin Walker

The king: Carsten Stabell
Amneris: Luciana D’Intino
Aida: Tiffany Abban/ Ragnhild Heiland Sørensen
Radames: Henrik Engelsviken
Ramfis: Petri Lindroos
Amonasro: Yngve A. Søberg
Priestess: Mariann Fjeld Olsen


Norwegian National Opera Chorus
Norwegian National Opera Orchestra

Performed in Italian.
Texted in Norwegian and English.

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  • Opera & Ballet Opera & Ballet

Event details

Where:Den Norske Opera & Ballett
4/23/2012 - 4/26/2012
Mon and Thu
7:00 PM
4/30/2012 - 5/3/2012
Mon and Thu
7:00 PM
6/4/2012 - 6/7/2012
Mon and Thu
7:00 PM
6/11/2012 - 6/13/2012
Mon and Wed
6:00 PM
6/16/2012
Sat
6:00 PM
4/21/2102 - 4/28/2102
Fri
6:00 PM

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