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Opera or Operetta

The essence of Grand Opera first performed in Cairo in 1871. Set in Egypt at the time of the pharoes. A captain of guard (Radames) is in love with Aida, an Ethiopian slave girl - who happens also to be the daughter of the king of Ethiopia. Her mistress, Amneris, is also in love with Radames. When the Ethiopians invade Radames is chosen to lead the army. When they return victorious Radames asks for all the Ethiopian slaves to be released - except Aida and her father who persuades her to trick Radames into revealing the plans of the Egyptian army - but he suggests that they all run away to Ethiopia together. When Radames is accused of treason he gives himself up to let Aida and her father escape but is condemned to be improisoned alive. As the last stones are put in place Aida appears and joins him in the tomb so that they might die together.


Music Verdi. Lyrics Ghislanzoni.

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Aida archive with 334 listings from Wednesday, 23rd October 1996 to Monday, 24th February 2020.


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Aida (Opera or Operetta )
Sun, 1st March
Aida tickets at Spa Complex, Scarborough»
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Tue, 3rd March
Aida tickets at York Barbican Centre, York»
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Wed, 4th March
Aida tickets at Tyne Theatre and Opera House, Newcastle upon Tyne»
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Sun, 8th March
Aida tickets at Victoria Theatre, Halifax».
Wed, 11th March
Aida tickets at City Hall, Sheffield»
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Thu, 12th March
Aida tickets at Baths Hall, Scunthorpe»
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Fri, 13th March
Aida tickets at Alive Corn Exchange, Kings Lynn»
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Fri, 20th March
Aida tickets at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne».
Fri, 27th March
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Mon, 30th March
Aida tickets at Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells»
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Fri, 3rd April
Aida tickets at Belgrade Theatre, Coventry»
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Thu, 9th April
Aida tickets at The Playhouse, Harlow»
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