La forza del destino [1869]

Opera: Work details

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Music title: La forza del destino (1869)
Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave
Librettist: Antonio Ghislanzoni
Work definition: Opera in four acts
After: After the play 'Don Alvaro, o La fuerza del sino' by Angel de Saavedra, Duke of Riva, with a scene from the play 'Wallensteins Lager' by Friedrich von Schiller, translated by Andrea Maffei
Language: Italian
Notes: The most important changes from the original 1862 work are an expanded overture; the re-arrangement of the numbers in the latter part of the third act, and a new final scene.
World premiere: 27 February 1869, Teatro alla Scala, Milan
ROH premiere: 1 June 1931, Covent Garden Opera Syndicate Limited
ROH company premiere: 28 September 1962, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Related work: La forza del destino [1862]
Productions
La forza del destino (1962) Covent Garden Opera Company (9 performances online)
La forza del destino (2004) The Royal Opera (7 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
12 December 1996 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
15 November 2007 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
30 October 2012 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London