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Aida - Live in HD (Blu-ray)

Item# 044007434291

Aida Live in HD (Blu-ray)

Verdi's epic drama of ancient Egypt comes to life in the Met Opera's monumental production, captured here in a breathtaking Live in HD presentation. Violeta Urmana stars in the title role of the princess-turned-slave girl, opposite Johan Botha as her lover and Dolora Zajick as her jealous rival. Maestro Daniele Gatti conducts.

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Release Date: 9/27/11
Conductor: Daniele Gatti
Violeta Urmana
Johan Botha
Dolora Zajick
Carlo Guelfi
Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Chorus: Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Label: DECCA
Region: All Regions

Set against the epic backdrop of ancient Egypt, Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida (1871) is an intimate love story about one man and two women who get caught between their personal feelings and the fate of their nations. The great Triumphal Scene at the center of Act II ranks among opera’s most celebrated moments.

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