Events downtown

Jul 28

Opera Maine presents Verdi’s Aida
Location: 20 Myrtle Street, Portland, Maine 04101, US
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Aida by Giuseppe Verdi libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni

Opera Maine’s production of Aida is poised to be the most significant artistic and cultural event of the greater Portland area in 2024. Audiences will be enthralled by Verdi’s gorgeous music as epic love transcends ancient borders. Under the direction of Dona D. Vaughn and performed by world-class singers and the Opera Maine Orchestra and Chorus, all under the baton of Maestro Israel Gursky. This is a rare opportunity for opera lovers and first-timers to hear this masterpiece!

Opera in four acts, sung in Italian with English translation projected above the stage. One intermission.

There will be a pre-curtain presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Merrill on July 25 and 1:30 p.m. on July 28 with Opera Maine dramaturg, Calien Lewis. Free entry with your ticket.