Event La Forza del Destino (The Force of Destiny)
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 25 July 1997
Opening Date 25 July 1997
Last Date 19 August 1997
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "La Forza is the 24th of Verdi's 28 operas, yet in time it's firmly set in the middle of Verdi's career."
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Name Function Notes
Giuseppe Verdi Composer
Richard Gill Conductor
Michael Stennett Costume Designer
Michael Campbell Director
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
Stephen Wickham Lighting Designer
Robin Don Set Designer
Arend Baumann Singer
John Bolton Wood Singer
John Brunato Singer
Elizabeth Campbell Singer
Kenneth Collins Singer
Christopher Dawes Singer
Julie Edwardson Singer
Michael Lewis Singer
Bruce Martin Singer
Nicola Waite Singer
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 8 performances. Sung in Italian.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Jun/Jul 1997
Event Identifier 33091