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We will launch our season and release our full range of events for 2021 on Saturday 28 November.

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AIDA
3 November - 19 November 2021

Performance AIDA

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Working with phenomenal new digital staging technology, director-choreographer Davide Livermore creates an extravagant theatrical experience of Verdi’s monumental opera Aida. Opulent costumes and sensational visual effects reveal the glorious splendour of Egypt as it’s never been seen before.

Can love conquer all? A country ravaged by armed conflict is on the verge of collapse. Aida, a young prisoner of war in love with Radames, the General of the opposing army, finds herself torn between warring parties. We watch as they attempt to fulfil their desire in a world that refuses to allow it.

This Opera Queensland and Opera Australia co-production comprises a stellar cast, including acclaimed soprano Natalie Aroyan in the title role, powerful tenor Diego Torre as Radames and internationally renowned mezzo Elena Gabouri as Amneris. Adding vocal power and lustre to the mighty score are the Opera Australia and Opera Queensland Choruses.

“As magnificent, jaw-dropping, gasp-inducing and lavish a staging as you can imagine” THE AU REVIEW

Schedule/Program
Wednesday, November 3 2021 7:30 pm
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Friday, November 5 2021 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, November 9 2021 7:30 pm
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Thursday, November 11 2021 7:30 pm
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Saturday, November 13 2021 12:30 pm
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Wednesday, November 17 2021 7:30 pm
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Friday, November 12 2021 7:30 pm
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Friday, November 12 2021 7:30 pm
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Audio Description Available Auslan Interpreted Complimentary Pre-performance Talk

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