ROYAL OPERA: LA FORZA DEL DESTINA
OPENS MAY 19
(NR) - 4 hr. 15 min.
The Marquis of Calatrava forbids his daughter Leonora to marry the South American nobleman Don Alvaro. The lovers attempt to elope, but the Marquis catches them. In the ensuing altercation, Alvaro accidentally kills the Marquis, who curses his daughter as he dies. Leonora and Alvaro become separated during their escape.
Leonora's brother Don Carlo di Vargas decides to find them and avenge his father.
Directed by Christof Loy; Starring Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Ludovic Tézier, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Alessandro Corbelli, Veronica Simeoni, Robert Lloyd.