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The Met Opera on WRTI: Verdi's AIDA, January 10, 1 PM

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Ken Howard
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The Metropolitan Opera
Soprano Tamara Wilson sings the title role in Verdi's AIDA.

This is grand opera at its grandest! Verdi’s mythic love triangle features soprano Tamara Wilson, who makes her network broadcast debut as the Ethiopian princess Aida, opposite tenor Marcello Giordani as the Egyptian warrior Radamès. Soprano Violeta Urmana sings Amneris.  Marco Armiliato conducts. Mary Jo Heath is sitting in for Margaret Juntwait. The Metropolitan Opera, Saturday, January 10, 1 to 4 pm on WRTI 90.1 FM or online at wrti.org

Synopsis

Cast:
Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Aida: Tamara Wilson
Amneris: Violeta Urmana
Radamès: Marcello Giordani
Amonasro: George Gagnidze
Ramfis: Dimitry Belosselskiy
The King: Soloman Howard