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Events

When:

Saturday, October 28, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Where:

Concert Hall Screening

Cost:

Regular price: $20
PAC Members: $15
 
 

Guiseppe Verdi’s La Forza del Destino (The Force of Destiny)


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Filmed live at the National Theater in Munich.  Sung in Italian with English subtitles.
Approximate running time is 3 hours.

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.

Please note – AUPAC Member tickets must be purchased at the Box Office or by phone to receive the discounted price.

         

 
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For further information, please contact:

Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office
Adelphi University Performing Arts Center
p – 516.877.4000
e – boxoffice@adelphi.edu

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