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VenueBirmingham Hippodrome
Other spaces: DanceXchange,Patrick Centre
CountyWest Midlands
From6th March 2018
To6th March 2018
What is currently on at Birmingham Hippodrome (V145)

La forza del Destino

La forza del DestinoT929110666
Don Alvaro and the beautiful Leonora plan to elope, but when her father is killed by a stray bullet from Alvaro's gun, it triggers an inescapable chain of events. Forced to flee as they are pursued by her brother, who has sworn vengeance, the characters are thrown together and torn apart in a series of coincidental meetings. The other-worldly presence throughout, of the carefree Preziosilla, provides a constant reminder that the force of destiny really is unstoppable.
Music Verdi
Lyrics Francesco Maria Piave

Archive :: production:T929110666, opera or operetta:S1985, venue:V145

Production details

Sung in Italian with English and Welsh surtitles.


Company Welsh National Opera
Conductor Carlo Rizzi (not Plymouth Mar 27)
Conductor Kerem Hasan (Plymouth Mar 27)
Director David Pountney
Design Raimund Bauer
Costume Marie-Jeanne Lecca
Lighting Fabrice Kebour
Choreographer Michael Spenceley
Performer Mary Elizabeth Williams (Leonora - not Apr 21)
Performer Claire Rutter (Leonora - Apr 21)
Performer Gwyn Hughes Jones (Don Alvaro)
Performer Justina Gringyte (Preziosilla/Curra)
Performer Luis Cansino (Don Carlo Di Vargas)
Performer Miklos Sebestyen (Il Marchese di Calatrava/Padre Guardiano)
Performer Donald Maxwell (Fra Melltone)
Performer Alun Rhys-Jenkins (Mastro Trabuco)
Performer Wyn Pencarreg (Alcade)

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