Garcia Navarro: Verdi Aida (Pavarotti, Price) San Francisco Opera

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A magnificent spectacle of stars, scenery and choreography, this version of Verdi's Aïda is remastered from Sam Wanamaker's landmark production. It features monumental performances by Luciano Pavarotti as Radames and Margaret Price in the title role. The tensions which arise from Radames' love for Aida, a slave who is the daughter of the Ethiopian chieftain, Amonasro, and the jealousy this provokes in the daughter in Amneris, daughter of the Egyptian king, are portrayed in some of Verdi's most famous music.

Radames - Luciano Pavarotti;
Aida - Margaret Price;
Amneris - Stefania Toczyska;
Ramfis - Kurt Rydl;
Amonasro - Simon Estes;
Il Re - Kevin Langan;
Messenger - Colenton Freeman.

Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet of the San Francisco Opera.
Conductor Garcia Navarro.
San Francisco 1981