A spectacular scene of Verdi’s epic opera entitled ‘’Aida’’ staged at the Stanley Ho Sports Centre in Pokfulam.
A spectacular scene of Verdi’s epic opera entitled ‘’Aida’’ staged at the Stanley Ho Sports Centre in Pokfulam.

When a giant sphinx and pyramids appeared on Hong Kong’s skyline for a spectacular production of Verdi’s opera Aida in 1991

  • The Post had its tongue firmly in its cheek, reporting on the elite mingling with opera buffs and Rugby Sevens fans
  • The outdoor production had a 36,000 sq ft set and a 16-metre-tall sphinx and cost HK$50 million at the time

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A spectacular scene of Verdi’s epic opera entitled ‘’Aida’’ staged at the Stanley Ho Sports Centre in Pokfulam.
A spectacular scene of Verdi’s epic opera entitled ‘’Aida’’ staged at the Stanley Ho Sports Centre in Pokfulam.
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