Houston Grand Opera - Verdi's Aida

Aida, an Ethiopian princess enslaved to Amneris, the princess of Egypt, has fallen in love with the warrior Radames. As he rides into battle, Aida is torn between her love for him, allegiance to her country, and loyalty to her family. Radames dreams that if he returns triumphant, he will free Aida and marry her. But Amneris longs for Radames' affections, too. Romance and hope turn to crushing tragedy as the story unfolds.

Sung in Italian with projected English translation.

Tickets and seating are on your own.

Pre-curtain lectures are held 45 minutes before each performance on the Orchestra Level of the theater.  These 20-minutes presentations are free and open to all ticket holders.

Out of consideration for other patrons and for the performers, there is no late seating.

I will be at the top of the escalator to the left from 7:00PM to 7:10PM (wearing black/white outfit).  Please come and say hello.

Downtown offers free metered street parking after 6:00PM on Saturday (do not park by the red ones).  Parking in the Theater District Parking Garage is $7.00 on Saturday.  Clearance for trucks and vans is 6’8”.

houstongrandopera.org

*** PRE-SHOW DINNER ***

For anyone interested in having dinner before the performance, let's gather in the lobby of the Post Rice Lofts building at 5:45PM.  It is located at 909 Texas in between Travis and Main Streets.  I will be in the seating area on the left.  We will leave for dinner at 6:00PM.

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  • Aminata

    Nice seeing Aida with this group.

    1 · October 28, 2013

  • Benita

    Thoroughly enjoyed the Opera!

    October 27, 2013

  • Tom P.

    Triumphal

    October 27, 2013

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