(Credit: Julian Hargreaves)
Buratto will perform the title role instead of Sonya Yoncheva who was originally announced for the performance. The soprano will join a cast that includes Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris, Francesco Meli in the role of Radamés, Michele Pertusi as Il Re, Riccardo Zanellato in the role of Ramfis, Ambrogio Maestri as Amonasro, Riccardo Rados in the role of Un Messaggero, and Benedetta Torre as Sacerdotessa. Maestro Riccardo Muti will conduct. Vito Lombardi is the Chorus Master.