The Metropolitan Opera: Aida Synopsis
Liudmyla Monastyrska, Roberto Alagna and Olga Borodina star in Verdi's drama set in ancient Egypt.

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By warshahn
What a great cast! Lots of fun. This is my favorite Verdi opera which I've seen several times at Lyric Opera of Chicago. But the opera translated very well onto the HD screen. Great!!...

Superbly done opera Aida

By tomdabom999
Opera has always been a mixed pleasure-very expensive to attend and unless one had top-notch seats it really was hard to enjoy. These Met HD broadcasts are amazing and worth every penny. You can...


By ehymes
Beautifully done. An absolutely superb soprano, Liudmyla Monastyrska. It has been a long time since I have heard such a devine voice. I went to the Live in HD performance yesterday - I wll go...

Aida Metropolitan Opera

By whitsiepoo
This was arguably the best performance of "Aida" I've seen! The new soprano, whose name I can't remember, is probably the best new Aida in many years. The whole performance was spectacular, with...

My first Opera Experience

By Your Fayness
After being nudged by a friend to attend Aida, I did so. Oh my gosh! I've since thanked him profusely. This was a wonderful experience, both in the visual presentation and the musical production. ...


By grainwater
The live broadcast of Aida was amazing! The actors were fabulous. I really enjoyed seeing the behind the scenes work between acts. It was fascinating to see how much work goes into the production....

Verdi’s Aida

By cullen.fouts
This is a beautiful opera with great vocals and the most elaborate and complex staging and casting I have seen. I am no opera critic by any means, but to the average fan this was so well done. The...

Aida is a must see

By Divageorgina
One of the bigger productions this season, Aida is absolutely fantastic! The voices are glorious and Aida, a virtual unknown, is divine. So glad I watched this!...


By sutton2014
This was an amazing experience. To get to experience a MET performance without traveling to NYC is a great opportunity that shouldn't be passed up. I hope broadway takes a hint and starts showing off...

Aida was GREAT!!!

By Bengimn
All the principals were good singers and looked their parts..Costumes were beautiful and there were even HORSES!! We actually get a better view than the folks who pay $200 there at the Met and in...

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