[Met Performance] CID:279110
Aida {899} Metropolitan Opera House: 01/3/1985., Broadcast / Telecast

(Broadcast / Telecast)


Metropolitan Opera House
January 3, 1985 Broadcast / Telecast


AIDA {899}
Giuseppe Verdi--Antonio Ghislanzoni

Aida....................Leontyne Price [Last performance]
Radamès.................James McCracken
Amneris.................Fiorenza Cossotto
Amonasro................Simon Estes
Ramfis..................John Macurdy
King....................Dimitri Kavrakos
Messenger...............Robert Nagy
Priestess...............Therese Brandson
Dancers: Sam Cardea, Joseph Carman, Gary Cordial, Ricardo Costa, Kimberly Graves,
Naomi Marritt, Virgil Pearson-Smith, Ellen Rievman, Christopher Stocker, Fredrick Wodin

Conductor...............James Levine

Production..............John Dexter
Staging Director........Bruce Donnell
Set designer............David Reppa
Costume designer........Peter J. Hall
Costume designer........Lawrence Casey*
Lighting designer.......Gil Wechsler
Choreographer...........Louis Johnson
TV Director.............Brian Large

[*Note: Leontyne Price's costumes were designed by Lawrence Casey.]

Telecast: Live From The Met

[This performance was billed as Price's "farewell to opera". Though the soprano returned to sing a concert, 3/24/85, the occasion marked her final performance in a complete role.]

Available for streaming at Met Opera on Demand



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