La forza del destino – Royal Opera House 2018-19

 

LIVE: Tuesday 2 April 2019, [7.15pm CET]
ENCORE: Sunday 7 April 2019, [3pm] CET
DCP WINDOW: : 25 APR – 25 MAY

Approximate running time: 4 hours 15 minutes, including two interval.

Christof Loy directs a starstudded cast of singers, including Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann and Ludovic Tézier, in Verdi’s epic opera, conducted by Antonio Pappano.

Leonora falls in love with Don Alvaro, but when her father forbids their marriage, a fatal accident triggers a drama of obsession, vengeance and tragedy. Jonas Kaufmann and Anna Netrebko star in Verdi’s epic La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny) an opera which demands the very best of singers for its powerful music and the fullest theatrical treatment for its story of bitter revenge pursued across miles and years. The production comes to The Royal Opera in a sensational staging from Amsterdam packed with colour and action. It is directed by Christof Loy and conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera.

CREW
Music: Charles-François Gounod
Director: Christof Loy
Conductor: Antonio Pappano

CAST
Donna Leonora: Anna Netrebko
Don Alvaro: Jonas Kaufmann
Don Carlo Di Vargas: Ludovic Tézier

Sung in Italian with English subtitles

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