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    Film, Sun 11 May 2014

    Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury

    Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury

    Gulbenkian Café

    Gulbenkian Café



    Recorded opera in four acts

    Filmed live at the Bastille Opera House on 14 November 2013
    Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
    Libretto: Antonio Ghislanzoni after Auguste-Edouard Mariette

    Aida from the Opera de Paris is a new production of Verdi’s epic masterpiece telling the tragic story of an Egyptian commander’s love for an Ethiopian Princess. One of the core titles from the operatic repertoire and performed regularly all over the world, it is a hugely popular opera weaving a poignant human story within the wider themes of war and conflict.

    Il Re: Carlo Cigni
    Amneris: Luciana D’intino
    Aida: Oksana Dyka
    Radamès: Marcelo Alvarez
    Ramfis: Roberto Scandiuzzi
    Amonasro: Sergey Murzaev
    Sacerdotessa : Elodie Hache

    Paris Opera Orchestra and Chorus
    Running time: 170 minutes including one interval
    Sung in Italian with English subtitles

    Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

    Level access to the theatre, foyer and bar through automatic doors.

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Sun 11 May 2014 19:00


    Full £15
    Students £13



    See location of Gulbenkian Theatre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: TR 140599  Lat: 51.29799 Long: 1.06832

    By car: Situated on the campus of the University of Kent. Follow the A2/M2 towards Dover and turn off onto the A28 towards Canterbury. Continue up to a large roundabout and follow the signs to 'The University'. When on the University's campus, follow the signs to the Gulbenkian Theatre. A map is available to download from their website.

    By train: The closest BR train station is Canterbury West. From there, buses are available by Westgate to take you onto the University's campus. From the University drop off point, follow the signs towards the library and the Cornwallis buildings and on to the theatre.

    By bus: A regular bus service operates from Canterbury City Centre to the University. For details telephone Travel Line on 0871 200 2233. Unibuse 08702 433 711

    Free parking is available to Gulbenkian customers after 5pm on weekdays and all day at weekends in any University car park.

    Parking: free

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Canterbury West station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Cash PointCash Point
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

    Level access to the theatre, foyer and bar through automatic doors.

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