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Giuseppe Verdi:

The Story of Aida

Giuseppe Verdi composed Aida for a new opera house in Cairo, Egypt that opened around the time as the opening of the Suez Canal. Aida is the story of an Ethiopian princess being held captive by Egyptians. One of the Egyptian generals is desperately in love with her, and she's in love with him -- but so is the daughter of the Egyptian king.

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This Week's Quiz

In what country does Aida take place?

 Germany

 Egypt

 Israel

 Iran

 France

What is the name of the male star in Aida?

 Radames

 Amneris

 King of Egypt

 King of Ethiopia

 Tutankhamen

Aida's father is the king of what country?

 Ethiopia

 Egypt

 Germany

 Italy

 Syria

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Giuseppe Verdi:

The Story of Aida

Giuseppe Verdi composed Aida for a new opera house in Cairo, Egypt that opened around the time as the opening of the Suez Canal. Aida is the story of an Ethiopian princess being held captive by Egyptians. One of the Egyptian generals is desperately in love with her, and she's in love with him -- but so is the daughter of the Egyptian king.

Music heard in this episode:

Learn more about Giuseppe Verdi

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

In what country does Aida take place?

 Germany

 Egypt

 Israel

 Iran

 France

What is the name of the male star in Aida?

 Radames

 Amneris

 King of Egypt

 King of Ethiopia

 Tutankhamen

Aida's father is the king of what country?

 Ethiopia

 Egypt

 Germany

 Italy

 Syria

 

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