Verdi's La Froza del Destino

Event has passed (Sat Dec 10, 2016 - Sat Dec 10, 2016)
Incarnation Episcopal Church
7 pm
$20 - $25
Music, Theater, Classical Music, Opera


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Guiseppe Verdi’s opera, La Forza del Destino

The overture to La forza del destino makes use of themes from the opera, notably an ominous motif suggesting Fate and Leonora’s second-act aria, Madre, pietosa Vergine (Mother, merciful Virgin). A complex plot, based on what might seem a series of remarkable coincidences and singular failures of perception on the part of the leading players, brings several important and moving duets, notably the closing scene of the second act, where the Father Guardian advises Leonora on the religious life, and the duets between the two younger men, Don Alvaro and Don Carlo, Solenne in quest’ora (In this solemn hour). Leonora’s aria Pace, pace, mio Dio (Peace, peace, my God) in Act IV, movingly expresses her continuing feelings of love, as she lives her solitary life, and before the final tragedy.

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Date: Sat. December 10, 7 p.m.
Venue: 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $25 General, $20 Seniors/Students
Limited Seating - Reserve your tickets early.



  1. Incarnation Episcopal Church
    1750 29th Ave, San Francisco, CA

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