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The Force of Destiny

Verdi's La Forza del Destino in English translation
Role: Staff director
Director: Calixto Bieito
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
English National Opera

Performances: 9th, 13th, 18th, 20th, 25th, 27th November, 2nd, 4th December

A new production of Verdi's The Force of Destiny directed by Calixto Bieito and conducted by ENO's new Music Director. 

The youthful lovers Leonora and Alvaro have no idea that their feelings for each other will unleash a devastating chain of events as fate takes its inescapable grip on everyone’s lives.

ENO’s first new staging of The Force of Destiny in over 20 years is directed by Calixto Bieito, who sets the production in the 1930s, during the Spanish Civil War.

A world-class cast including star tenor Gwyn Hughes Jones, baritone Anthony Michaels-Moore and the exciting soprano Tamara Wilson as Leonora.

For more information and to book tickets please go to English National Opera's website

Earlier Event: September 24
Later Event: January 18

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