On 3 October, the curtain will rise on the 2023/24 season opening premiere of Verdi’s AIDA at Staatsoper Unter den Linden. The new production will be staged by Calixto Bieito, with Nicola Luisotti as musical director. The proven Verdi expert will perform for the first time with the Staatskapelle Berlin and the Staatsoper Chorus.
Marina Rebeka will make her role debut in the title role of Aida. The rest of the ensemble includes …
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Fig. above: Photo: Calixto Bieito The 2023/24 season opening premiere is Verdi’s AIDA on 3 October, directed by Calixto Bieito. In his production, Bieito focuses on the chamber-play-like moments in AIDA as well as the tension between the political events of the time the play was written and our present day. Nicola Luisotti will conduct the new production of AIDA. The renowned Verdi expert will perform for the first time with the Staatskapelle Berlin and the Staatsoper Chorus. With, among others, Marina Rebeka (title role / role debut), Elīna Garanča, Yusif Eyvazov, Vladislav Sulimsky and René Pape. Credits: Paco Amate