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Production new to Los Angeles

Music: Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Antonio Ghislanzoni

World premiere: December 24, 1871, Khedivial Opera House (Cairo, Egypt)

A co-production of Washington National Opera, San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera and Minnesota Opera

LA Opera has previously produced Aïda in 2000 and 2005.

Cast: 
Aïda: Liudmyla Monastyrska
Amneris: Ekaterina Semenchuk
Radames: Gregory Kunde*
Amonasro: Craig Colclough
Ramfis: Eric Owens
King of Egypt: Kevin Short

Creative team: 
Conductor: James Conlon
Production: Francesca Zambello
Artistic Designer: RETNA (Marquis Duriel Lewis*)
Set Designer: Michael Yeargan 
Costume Designer: Anita Yavich*
Original Lighting Designer: Mark McCullough
Chorus Director: Grant Gershon
Choreographer: Jessica Lang*

* LA Opera debut

Performance dates and times:
Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 7:30pm
Sunday, May 23, 2021, at 2pm
Thursday, May 27, 2021, at 7:30pm
Sunday, May 30, 2021, at 2pm
Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 7:30pm
Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 7:30pm

Performed in Italian with English supertitles 

Estimated running time: three hours, including one intermission

Venue: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012) 

All programs, artists and dates are subject to change. 

Last updated: January 26, 2020