Aida (2003)

   
 
Music by Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)
Libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni


Sung in Italian

Conducted by Scott Parkman
Directed by Harvey Berman
Set Design by Peter Crompton
  Performances:
Evening: Jul. 12, 15, 18; 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Jul. 20; 2:00 p.m.

All performances at
the Lesher Center for the Arts,
1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA



Cast (in order of appearance):

Ramfis: Philip Skinner
Radames: Todd Geer*
Amneris: Lyutsina Kazachenko*
Aida: Kathleen Halm*
King of Egypt: Kirk Eichelberger
Messenger: Wayne Davis
High Priestess: Hope Briggs*
Amonasro: Bojan Knezevic

* Festival Opera debut
Aida


Aida
Radames (Todd Geer) and Aida (Kathleen
Halm) share a forbidden love.
Photo by Natalie Lane
Aida
As Ramfis (Philip Skinner) looks on,
Amneris (Lyutsina Kazachenko) places
Radames in command of the army.
Photo by Natalie Lane
Aida
Aida waits for Radames
outside the temple.
Photo by Natalie Lane
Aida
Amonasro, the King of Ethiopia, (Bojan Knezevic) exhorts his daughter, Aida, to coax
the Egyptians' battle plan from Radames.
Photo by Natalie Lane