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    Verdi’s timeless Aida returns to the Wortham stage in an awe-inspiring new production directed by Phelim McDermott. This stunning new design is enhanced by the incorporation of visionary artists Basil Twist’s silk choreography. Set in ancient Egypt during the pinnacle of war, the captive princess Aida falls in love with a conquering general and must choose between true love and loyalty to her country. The unforgettable story of sacrifice and betrayal is heightened by Verdi’s powerful music.  

    Celebrated American soprano and HGO Studio alumna Tamara Wilson sings the title role of Aida. HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers conducts. 

    Sung in Italian with English translation.

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