Great Performances at The Met "Aida"

Great Performances at The Met "Aida"

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Anna Netrebko (pictured) stars in the title role of the enslaved Ethiopian princess

Credit: Metropolitan Opera

Anna Netrebko stars in the title role of the enslaved Ethiopian princess in Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida.

Season 13 of Great Performances at the Met begins with Verdi's grandest of grand operas, Aida. Conducted by Nicola Luisotti, the opera stars vocal powerhouses Anna Netrebko in the title role and Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris as they go toe to toe in this classic love story featuring a number of Verdi's most celebrated arias. Aleksandrs Antonenko, Dmitry Belosselskiy and Ryan Speedo Green round out the cast.

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET "Aida" airs on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 1 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

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Aida broadcast

I was not impressed, especially with the acting - high school level and that's being generous. Where was the stage director during rehearsals?