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Theatre Performance, Fri 20 Mar 2020

Congress Theatre

Congress Theatre

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Timeless and emotional opera with breath-taking melodies

Music by Giuseppe Verdi sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a live Orchestra numbering over 30 musicians

After its successful season of Madama Butterfly, Carmen and La Traviata last year, Russian State Opera returns to delight you with the premiere of Opera, Aida. The brand-new production guarantees to delight you with sumptuous sets and splendid new costumes.

Verdi brings the ancient Egypt on stage with evolving love story at the backdrop of war. The princess of Ethiopia (Aida) falls in love with the Egyptian General (Radames) and he is also besotted by her. Radames is chosen to lead the war with Ethiopia by the king and Aida is left to choose between her lover or her father and her country.

Aida is a gripping love story that will keep you on the edge of your seats until the very end.

Aria such as ‘Se quel Guerrier io fossi!’ sung by Radames in the first act is one of the most famous arias of the operatic world. The most powerful melody comes in the second part of the Opera in the form of Triumphal March to highlight victory and triumph.

A deeply moving opera overflowing with emotion and containing moments of despair and uncertainty. Aida is an unforgettable, inspiring experience.



‘A boon to the opera in regional theatres.’ The Stage

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 20 Mar 2020
7:30pm

£30, £33

Price inclusive of £1 per ticket booking fee

Concessions: £2 off
Children under 16: £21 ticket

Events at this Venue

Address

Carlisle Road,
Eastbourne,
East Sussex,
BN21 4BP

Location

Directions

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Map reference: OA 611838  Lat: 50.76266 Long: 0.28342

Located in Compton Street, just yards from the seafront Wish Tower area and 10 mins walk from the railway station. Follow theatre signs. The theatre has a pay and display car park in College Rd (free of charge in the evenings). There is also a limited amount of free on street parking.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Eastbourne station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

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