The cast of Aida are preparing to give Doha a performance they will never forget and there are only 2 days left before the show begins! Aida will open on Thursday 18 October with another performance on Sunday 21 October at the Katara Amphitheatre.
Composed by the Italian Romanic composer, Giuseppe Verdi, Aida is one of the most performed operas worldwide bringing together over 80 choruses, 12 ballet dancers, and 35 locally sourced actors, along with 8 of the world’s most famous Verdi singers. Performing together with Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, the performance will promise to showcase this genre of music at its best.
Aida tells the tale of a forbidden love as Aida, an Ethiopian princess, is captured and brought into slavery in Egypt A military commander, Radamès, struggles to choose between his love for her and his loyalty to the Pharoah. To complicate the story further, Radamès is loved by the Pharaoh’s daughter Amneris, although he does not return her feelings.