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O great love buried alive.

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Janáček Theatre - Roosevelt 1-7

Admission: 204-492 CZK

libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni
Author: Giuseppe Verdi
conductor: Jaroslav Kyzlink, Peter Feranec
Director: Václav Věžník
Scene: Vladimír Soukenka
costumes: Josef Jelinek
chorus master: Josef Pančík
Choreographer: Zdeněk Prokeš
Assistant conductor: Ondrej Olos
Assistant Director: Otakar Blaha
assistant chorus master: Pavel Koňárek

The opening of the Suez Canal, the Viceroy of Egypt, Ismail Pasha, an opera by composer whose Rigoletto launched in 1869, the opening of the opera house in Cairo. Verdi took great care in preparation. He gave However, attempts to mimic the national atmosphere, the only place with "Egyptian colored" music is ceremonial singing behind the scenes at the beginning of the third act. Although he was interested in how some could look like an ancient Egyptian music, but music research scientists trust: Ancient Egyptian shaped tube called. Aidovky, you had to produce according to its own data. The premiere took place on Christmas Eve 1871 in Cairo. In the title role performed world-famous Czech-born soprano Teresa Stolz. The basis for the libretto became the story of the French Egyptologist Antonio Marietta: dramatic love story of the Ethiopian princess Aida and the Egyptian commander Radames, which prevents happiness in the common enmity of their peoples. Opera, which Verdi composed in just four months, completed the already famous composer looking for a new style. Aida is a permanent fixture at all major opera houses. In Brno, the repertoire continuously for over ten years, in the brilliant production director Vaclav Věžník.