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The Force of Destiny at the London Coliseum – 9th November to 4th December 2015



Verdi’s powerful opera, The Force of Destiny get its first new staging at the ENO for over 20 years. This production  is directed by Calixto Bieito and is set in the 1930s, during the Spanish Civil War.

ENO Music Director Mark Wigglesworth conducts, with a world-class cast including star tenor Gwyn Hughes Jones, baritone Anthony Michaels-Moore and the exciting soprano Tamara Wilson as Leonora.

The story centres on love and revenge,  a dying man curses his daughter  which leads to the  daughter and her lover  to flee.  Her brother is on their trail, armed with a dagger and an implacable thirst for revenge. Leonora and Alvaro can run; but can they escape their fate?

Running time: 3hr 35mins

Language: Sung in English, with surtitles projected above the stage.

If you would like further information or book tickets, visit the ENO website here

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