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Amneris

envious of Aida. [Ital. Opera: Verdi, Aida, Westerman, 325]
See: Envy
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Princess Amneris is sung by Georgian mezzosoprano, Anita Rachvelishvili who made her international debut at La Scala in 2010 in the title role of Carmen, alongside the amazing world-famous tenor, Jonas Kaufmann.
Her 1976 Metropolitan Opera debut as Amneris was a thrilling success, as was her performance a few years later in Franco Zefferelli's film of Cavalleria rusticana.
The cast features Christine Moore as Aida, Benjamin Sloman as Radames, Edith Dowd as Amneris, Gustavo Ahualli as Amonasro, Stephan Kirchgraber as Ramfis, Russell Johns as the King, Pavel Sulyandziga as the Messenger, and Jessica Philpot as the High Priestess.
The Sarasota Opera's final season of the Verdi Cycle commences with this work never before presented by the company, telling the tragic story of tangled love involving Ethiopian princess Aida, soldier Radames, and Egyptian royal Amneris. Opens at the Sarasota Opera House Jan.
To mark the Earth Day, President of ALA, Ramanika Dissanayake, accompanied by the President of ICAP, Kenia Serrano, Deputy Director / Asia & Oceania Division of MINREX, Mario Alzugaray, Specialist / INRIH, Amneris Carrera, Director of Metropolitan Park, Lazaro Rivera Hernandez, officials, students and members of ALA planted over 3oo fruit, timber and endemic plants in a special plot of land designated as the " Forest of Friendship" which was declared open by unveiling a special plaque carrying the flags of 14 - member countries of ALA.
Amneris Lopez, 26, of 79 Seymour St., Worcester, charged with driving with a suspended license, dismissed, $100 costs; and registration sticker missing, found not responsible.
On the other hand, while Nadejda Stoianova occasionally struggled with the lower registers and didn't always manage to stand up volume-wise in the group numbers, her portrayal of Amneris, the Pharaoh's daughter, was captivating, and she became the more sympathetic of the two female corners of the love triangle.
A powerful contribution, too, from Sorin Lupu in the role of Radames who was expected to marry Amneris, Princess of Egypt, as reward for his triumph on the battlefield, but heading for a sticky end through his love for Aida.