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Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Opera Aida returns to Luxor after 22-year absence

Opera Aida returned to Luxor over the weekend after a 22-year absence, attracting opera enthusiasts from around the world, according to Al Masry Al Youm. The opera’s first showing was held at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor on Saturday. Khedive Ismail commissioned Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi to write the opera, which was first performed at the Khedivial Opera House on 24 December 1871.

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