Aida educator materials

Music by Giuseppe Verdi | Libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni


Synopsis

An enslaved Ethiopian princess must choose between patriotic duty and love for an enemy Egyptian captain. 

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Educator Materials

Government

Mathematics, economics, science and technology

Educator Materials for Aida were created with assistance from Andi Wong, Liz Scotta, Carolyn Spitz, Randy Heilbrunn, Carol St John and Laura Prichard.

Cast & Creative

Cast
Aida Leah Crocetto
Amneris Ekaterina Semenchuk
Radames Brian Jagde
Amonasro George Gagnidze
Ramfis Raymond Aceto
King of Egypt Anthony Reed
A Priestess Toni Marie Palmertree
A Messenger Pene Pati
Crew
Conductor Nicola Luisotti 1
Conductor Jordi Bernàcer 2
Director Francesca Zambello
Associate Director E. Loren Meeker
Artistic Designer RETNA*
Set Designer Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer Anita Yavich
Lighting Designer Mark McCullough
Choreographer Jessica Lang*
Associate Choreographer Clifton Brown*
Chorus Director Ian Robertson
Fight Director Dave Maier

A production premiere

A co-production with Washington National Opera, Seattle Opera, and Minnesota Opera

Previous performances of Aida can be found in our Archive.

Photo (top): Carcassonne I/RETNA