Live from the MET: Aida (Verdi)

12:55 pm - 3:59 pm
The Grand
165 Maine Street, Ellsworth, ME, 04605

The “Live in HD” high-definition simulcast series of productions and hi def encore screenings from The New York Metropolitan Opera on the Coastal Eye Care screen begins its 2018-2019 season on Saturday October 6th at 12:55 pm with Verdi’s “Aida” in a new evocative production by Sir David McVicar which sets the action deep in a Druid forest where nature and ancient ritual rule. In what should be a highlight of the new season, soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going toe-to-toe with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris. Cast: Nicola Luisotti; Anna Netrebko (Aida), Anita Rachvelishvili (Amneris), Aleksandrs Antonenko (Radamès), Quinn Kelsey (Amonasro), Dmitry Belosselskiy (Ramfis), Ryan Speedo Green (The King). The estimated run time is 3 hrs. 4 mins, with two intermissions. Tickets are Reserved Seating for this hi def simulcast and the prices are as follows- $27 for Adults, $25 for Grand Members and $20 for Students (15 & under). For more information on this or other Grand events, please call the box office at 207-667-9500 or visit The Grand website at or follow us on Facebook.

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