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About Aida

The first production by Lyric Opera Ireland at the Gaiety Theatre.

Aida transports us to the land of Pharaohs and Kings and the wonders of ancient Eygpt. Acclaimed Canadian soprano Yannick Muriel Noah plays the enslaved Aida, caught in a love triangle with the heroic Radamès, played by Michael Wade Lee and the proud and imperious Amneris, sung by Imelda Drumm.

Conflict and passion collide against a backdrop of a majestic land in turmoil. Verdi's music exquisitely conjours up the rolling Nile, the arid heat of the desert and the longing pain of secret love. This will be a feast of Verdian music, with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and an outstanding Irish and International cast.

Cast List:
 
Aida - Yannick Muriel Noah (Can)
Radames - Michael Wade Lee (USA)
Amneris - Imelda Drumm (Irl)
Amonasro - Simon Thorpe (Aus)
The King - Cormac Lawlor (Irl)
Ramfis - Stanislav Shvets (Rus)
High Priestess - Jennifer Davis (Irl)
Messenger - Patrick Highland (Irl)
 
 
Conductor - Tecwyn Evans (NZ)
Director - Vivian Coates (Irl)
Set Designer - Conor Murphy (Irl)
Costume Designer - Joan O'Clery (Irl)
Lighting Designer - Paul Keogan (Irl)
Choreographer - TBC
 
The Lyric Opera Chorus
Chorus Director Tom Kehoe
 
In partnership with
The RTÉ Concert Orchestra
 
Sung in Italian with English Subtitles.

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