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Verdi: Aida [DVD] [2006]

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5.0 out of 5 stars Grand, if grandiose
Years ago, I saw "Aida" at Sydney Opera House. The theatre stage in that strange complex is too small for grand opera so it was presented in the concert hall. Impressive, but in need of backdrops and scenery. A later production at the Melbourne Arts Centre was smaller, with a chorus only as large as the budget would permit. Neither attained the level of sheer spectacle of...
Published on 1 Aug 2009 by Brian Barratt

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3.0 out of 5 stars A Marmoreal Aida and an Untranslated Documentary
This is a video of a 1985 La Scala performance of Aida with Luciano Pavarotti as Radamès, Maria Chiara as Ada, Ghena Dimitrova as Amneris, Juan Pons as Amonasro, Nicolai Ghiaurov as Ramfis and Paata Burchuladze as the King. It has been released several times before: Verdi - Aida / Maazel, Chiara, Pavarotti, La Scala or Verdi / Pavarotti / Chiara / Dimitrova /...
Published on 11 Jun 2009 by J Scott Morrison


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