Mar 20 - 23 , 2020
POSTPONED: Aida Virginia Opera
Today, as we monitor the scope of the COVID-19 pandemic and rely on constantly updated information from local authorities and our partners and colleagues within the field, Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, has reached the decision that the most responsible way to honor our commitment to the health and well-being of our extended community is to postpone our forthcoming performances of Aida in Norfolk and Richmond.
Continue reading Virginia Opera's official statement here.
Aida is the story of an enslaved Ethiopian princess who captures the heart of her Egyptian conqueror- dividing allegiances and hearts alike. Set in ancient Egypt, Aida remains among the grandest operas of all time and provides audiences with a story that is still among the world’s epic narratives of undying love.
Sung in Italian with English Supertitles
The orchestra for this production is provided by the Richmond Symphony Orchestra.
Join Dr. Glenn Winters for his “Opera Up Close” pre-curtain talk forty-five minutes before each performance for his informative and entertaining insights on each production.