ROH 22/23 - Aida (Live)
Over 2022/23, an astonishing 13 productions from The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera will be broadcast in cinemas, bringing the joy of live performances to audiences.
The Royal Opera
Running time: Approximately 3 hours 25 minutes (including one interval).
Princess Aida has been kidnapped: a valuable prize in a war between Egypt and Ethiopia. Meanwhile, the ambitious soldier Radames wrestles with his feelings for her. As they draw closer together, each must make an agonizing choice between their loyalty to home, and their love for each other.
In this new production, director Robert Carsen situates Verdi’s large-scale political drama within a contemporary world, framing its power struggles and toxic jealousies in the apparatus of a modern, totalitarian state. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts Verdi’s glorious, monumental score.
Music: Giuseppe Verdi
Director: Robert Carsen
Set designer: Miriam Buether
Costume designer: Annemarie Woods
Lighting designer: Robert Carsen and Peter van Praet
Video designer: Duncan McLean
Choreographer: Rebecca Howell
Conducted by: Antonio Pappano
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Food orders for in screen dining need to be placed a minimum of 15 minutes before your showtime in order to be served at your seat prior to this feature.
Release Date: 12.10.2022
Running Time: 205 mins running time excl. ads + trailers