Gregory Kunde will be Don Alvaro in La forza del destino staged at Semperoper Dresden

2018-04-17

From April 22nd to September 14th Semperoper Dresden will be staging the Giuseppe Verdi opera La forza del destino, a melodrama in four acts, with libretto by Francesco Maria Piave based on the play Don Álvaro o la fuerza del sino by the Spanish writer Ángel de Saavedra, Duke of Rivas, with a scene adapted from Wallensteins Lager, by Friedrich Schiller. Gregory Kunde will sing the role of Don Álvaro, Leonora's suitor, between the premiere on April 28th and May 11th. He will be sharing the stage with the American tenor Stephen Milling (Marquis of Calatrava), Emily Magee (Leonora), Alexey Markov (Don Carlo di Vargas), Christina Bock (Curra), and other greats from the international opera scene. Leading the Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden and the Staatskapelle Dresden will be Maestro Mark Wigglesworth. Stage direction will be by the British director Keith Warner.
Soon we will see Gregory Kunde in Norma, at the ABAO-Bilbao, and in Manon Lescaut, at the Gran Teatre del Liceu.