NCM Fathom brings the ultimate stage spectacle - The Met: Live in HD - to movie theatre screens nationwide. The broadcast of Verdi's opera Aida will be presented live for only one day on Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT in select movie theatres. Set in ancient Egypt, Aida is both a heartbreaking love story and an epic drama full of spectacular crowd scenes. A cast of powerful voices and a grand production bring the story to life on the Met stage and on the HD screen. Among the score's highlights is the celebrated Triumphal March.