Composer of the Week: Giuseppe Verdi


Episode 4 Aida



Donald Macleod focuses on one of Verdi's most remarkable operas, Aida, in which an intimate tragedy unfolds. It is the timeless story of an affair between a man and his enemy's daughter, both torn between love, patriotism and family loyalty. Verdi: Aida. Plácido Domingo (tenor: Radamès), Montserrat Caballé (soprano: Aida), Fiorenza Cossotto (mezzo: Amneris), Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Riccardi Muti.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Donald Macleod
Producer Deborah Preston