234th Season

Main Stage

21 November
2019 | Thursday
La forza del destino
Opera in 4 acts
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Artists Credits
Irina Churilova
Opera company
Peter J. Hall, Costume Designer
Andrei Voitenko, Designer
Howard Harrison, Lighting Designer
Maestro Valery Gergiev, Musical Director
Alla Brosterman, Musical Preparation
Andrei Petrenko, Principal Chorus Master
Elijah Moshinsky, Stage Director
Performed in Italian (the performance will have synchronised Russian supertitles)
World premiere: Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia
Premiere of this production: 07 Jul 1998

The performance has 2 intermissions
Running time: 4 hours

Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave based on the drama Don Alvaro, o La fuerza del sino by Angel de Saavedra

•World premiere: 22 November 1862, Imperial (Bolshoi) Theatre, St Petersburg;
•Premiere of this production: 7 July 1998, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

Performed in Italian

The Performance has two intermissions

La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny) is an Italian opera by Giuseppe Verdi. The libretto was written by Francesco Maria Piave based on a Spanish drama, Don Alvaro o La Fuerza de Sino (1835), by Бngel de Saavedra, Duke of Rivas, with a scene adapted from Friedrich Schiller’s Wallensteins Lager.


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