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The Met Live in HD: Verdi's Aida with Pre-Opera Talk

In what should be a highlight of the new season, soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going toe-to-toe with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris. Later in the season, a second star-studded cast takes over, with Sondra Radvanovsky and Dolora Zajick as the leading ladies.Tenors Aleksandrs Antonenko and Yonghoon Lee alternate as Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti and Plácido Domingo take the podium for the Met’s monumental production.

Running time: 3 hours, 36 minutes (includes two 30-minute intermissions)

Tickets: $25 Adult / $23 LT member / $5 Youth 18 and under

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Pre-Opera Talk with Dr. Morton Achter
  11:45 AM   

"The ‘Exotic,’ and the Twilight of Grand Opera”
Commissioned for the opening of the Suez Canal, Aïda is one of the last truly grand operas (a generic term much misused). We also will explore the issue of the "exotic” in opera in today’s and the next two pre-opera talks this season.   
                                  
Show Dates + Times
Sat, Oct 6 @ 1 pm

 
 
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