Aida in Concert

Feb 2nd, 2018 — Feb 4th, 2018

Opera Columbus joins forces with the Columbus Symphony, Columbus Symphony Chorus, and a host of internationally renowned guest vocalists to present a concert version of one of the most famous grand operas of all time, Verdi’s Aida. Egyptian military commander Radamès must choose between his love for enslaved Nubian princess Aida and his loyalty to a Pharaoh whose daughter is madly in love with him. Special appearances by the trumpet section of The Ohio State University Marching Band and exotic animals of the Columbus Zoo. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Rossen Milanov, conductor
Columbus Symphony
Columbus Symphony Chorus – Ronald Jenkins, chorus director
Michelle Johnson, Aida
Laura Tucker, Amneris
Marc Heller, Radamès
Brian Major, Amonasro

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