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.
(This production was originally scheduled to take place from May 15 to June 5, 2021.)

Aïda: Latonia Moore*
Amneris: Melody Moore
Radames: Russell Thomas
Amonasro: George Gagnidze
Ramfis: Morris Robinson / Daniel Sumegi (June 4)
Priestess: Alaysha Fox* † (mainstage debut) 
King of Egypt: Peixin Chen*
Messenger: Anthony Ciaramitaro †

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

* LA Opera debut
† Member of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program

Performance dates and times:
Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 7:30pm
Sunday, May 29, 2022, at 2pm
Thursday, June 2, 2022, at 7:30pm
Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 7:30pm
Wednesday, June 9, 2022, at 7:30pm
Sunday, June 12, 2022, at 2pm

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: June 4, 2022