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Verdi: Aida / Rizzi/Vienna SO, Short, Tamer, Serjan, Pelizzari, Paterson [Blu-Ray]

Album Summary

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Stage director Graham Vick and set designer Paul Brown conjure up an "open-air spectacle of superlatives" (Die Zeit) that throws a bridge between ancient Egypt and today's U.S. The stage effects are stunning: ruins of the Statue of Liberty pieced together with the help of giant cranes, boats carrying priestesses and prisoners - parts of the opera even take place in the lake itself! And in the Grand March - one of the most famous marches in opera - a golden elephant comes sailing into view on a barge! Under Carlo Rizzi, the Wiener Symphoniker brilliantly support the chorus and soloists, among whom Iano Tamar (Amneris) and Tatiana Serjan (Aida) stand out.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 135 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish



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Works Details

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
  • Performers: Iano Tamar (Mezzo Soprano); Kevin Short (Bass); Tatiana Serjan (Soprano); Ronald Samm (Tenor); Rubens Pelizzari (Tenor); Iain Paterson (Baritone); Elisabetta Martorana (Soprano); Tigran Martirossian (Bass)
  • Conductor: Carlo Rizzi
  • Ensemble: Camerata Silesia Singers
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884