Captured live in HD at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence, Italy. Conducted by Zubin Mehta. Starring Roberto Tagliavini, Luciana D'Intino, Hui He, and Marco Berti. The legendary Zubin Mehta conducts Aida, Verdi's most spectacular and over-the-top opera, in a new production. Verdi's Aida is one of the most popular operas of all time. It premiered at the Cairo Opera House on Christmas Eve, 1871, and was an immediate commercial success. The plot of Aida is filled with political intrigue, love, betrayal, passion, and vengeance, and has captivated audiences for generations. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.