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The Force of Destiny, The English National Opera

destinyThe Force of Destiny (original title in Italian, La forza del destino) is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave based on the play Don Alvaro, or the force of destiny (1835) Spanish writer Angel of Saavedra, Duke of Rivas, with a scene adapted from Friedrich Schiller Wallensteins Lager. It was first performed at the Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre (then Mariinsky Theatre) St. Petersburg, Russia, November 10 (old date, that is on 22 November) 1862 Verdi felt inclination by the Spanish themes.

The premiere of «The Force of Destiny» (The Force of Destiny) The Inglés National Opera was the November 9 and will run until December 4. The plot takes place in Spain and Italy, around 1750.

The stage manager of this verion, Calixto Bieito, locate the rest of the action in Franco domains of a Spanish civil war that becomes the true protagonist of the work.

The costumes by the costume designer Ingo Krugler has been served by Peris co Costumes.