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National Theater, Munich

La Forza del Destino

Giuseppe Verdi

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La forza del destino – what is the meaning of the destiny that Verdi uses so forcefully ? Who forces Leonora, and Alvaro as the murderer of her father, to enter the hermitage of a monastery – and confronts them there, in a mighty showdown, with the brother who is full of hatred and cannot forgive? Is it a declaration of war against God’s promise of redemption? The heavenly cantilena of a solo violin rises at the end of the opera – in the face of the death of the hero’s lover and brother. Those who withdraw into the consoling twilight of a divine peace here are only trying to deny one thing: the force of destiny.

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ConductorAsher Fisch

DirectorMartin Kušej

CastJonas Kaufmann | Anja Harteros | Ludovic Tézier | Vitalij Kowaljow | Nadia Krasteva | Renato Girolami

Number of acts4 Acts

Total running time2 h 59 min

Running time by actActs 1&2: 1:20:33 h | Acts 3&4: 1:38:21 h

Sung inItalian

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