Daily Archives: September 25, 2017

A TALE OF TWO AIDAS

This past August witnessed the opening of two distinct productions of Verdi‚Äôs historic opera AIDA, one in Salzburg, Austria, and the other in Washington, DC. Each was directed by a woman. Shirin Neshat, a photographer and video artist directed her first opera, the Salzburg Festival version, under the watchful conducting of Riccardo Muti, the purist […]