Lyricism Versus Magnificence: Guess Which Wins
Vying with hordes and giant statuary: Angela M. Brown
in the title role with Andrzej Dobber as Amonasro in the Met’s “Aida.”
The Metropolitan Opera House may be too large for a lot of operas, but for “Aida” it seems just about right. “Big” in every aspect is the operative adjective for Verdi’s update of ancient Egypt, which returned to the house for Saturday’s matinee.