VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of The Stage Lifts In The Met's AIDA
In the video below, watch as John Sellars, the company's Assistant General Manager, Production, discusses the use of the Met's stage lifts in "Aida" with host Isabel Leonard during the October 6 Live in HD transmission.
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. Later in the season, a second star-studded cast takes over, with Sondra Radvanovsky and Dolora Zajick as the leading ladies.Tenors Aleksandrs Antonenko and Yonghoon Lee alternate as Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti and Plácido Domingo take the podium for the Met's monumental production.
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