Guiseppe Verdi's opera AIDA is one of the classic stories of forbidden love in the Western musical canon. The tragic tale of an Egyptian leader named Radames who falls in love with a gorgeous Ethiopian princess named Aida, the opera is performed here by the chorus and orchestra of the Theatre of San Carlo in 2002.
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Aida is a story of forbidden love between Egyptian leader Radames (appointed by the Supreme Priest Ramfis) and the beautiful Ethiopian princess Aida. Now captured, Aida serves as a slave to Amneris, the Pharaoh's daughter, who is also in love with Radames. When the Ethiopian enemies headed by King Amonasro (Aida's father) invade Egypt, Aida is faced with a dilemma--whom should she support: her father or her beloved Radames' Daniel Oren conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Theatre of San Carlo.