Don Alvaro and the beautiful Leonora plan to elope, but when her father is killed by a stray bullet from Alvaro’s gun, it triggers an inescapable chain of events. Forced to flee as they are pursued by her brother, who has sworn vengeance, the characters are thrown together and torn apart in a series of coincidental meetings. The other-worldly presence throughout, of the carefree Preziosilla, provides a constant reminder that the force of destiny really is unstoppable.
Verdi’s epic opera is told through a rousing score that includes the instantly-familiar Overture popularised through its use in classic film scores and advertisements. This new production – directed by WNO Artistic Director, David Pountney, and conducted by WNO Conductor Laureate Carlo Rizzi – marks the beginning of a three year partnership with Theater Bonn to bring new productions of some of Verdi’s greatest operas to the stage.
Sung in Italian, with English and Welsh surtitles.
This is a past event and is currently no longer running.
We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to Birmingham Hippodrome. For further queries on the information below please contact Ticket Sales on 0844 338 5000 †.
WNO 17/18 SEASON MULTI-BUY PACKAGE
All performances price bands A-D
Book 6 operas save 25%
Book 5 operas save 20%
Book 4 operas save 15%
Book 3 operas save 10%
SAVE up to £5 per ticket!
Price Bands A-D
Groups 10+ save £3 per ticket
Groups 20+ save £4 per ticket
Groups 35+ save £5 per ticket plus 1 FREE ticket
SCHOOLS & YOUTH GROUPS
Parties of 10 or more pay £13.50 per ticket, price bands C–E, plus 1 teacher goes FREE with every 10 tickets
Call the Schools Hotline on 0844 338 7000† for more information and to book now. CLICK HERE for further information on School Bookings
£5 tickets when accompanied by a full paying adult
Offer not available online, please call 0844 338 5000† to book
£10 tickets, price bands B-D, subject to limited availability
Must be purchased prior to performance. All persons must be under 30 and can only collect tickets on the night with photo ID. Not available online
FIRST NIGHT 16-24 YEAR OLDS’ MEMBERSHIP
£10 tickets, price bands C-D, subject to availability
Must be purchased prior to performance. Not available online
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CONCESSIONS FOR OVER 60s, CLAIMANTS and PASSPORT TO LEISURE
£3 off price band A, £4 off B-D
STUDENTS, CLAIMANTS and PASSPORT TO LEISURE STANDBY
24 hours prior to a performance, best available seats for lowest price, maximum of 2 tickets
CONCESSIONS FOR PATRONS WITH DISABILITIES
£5 off standard price tickets in all seating areas.
2-for-1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Top three price bands only, unless otherwise stated. Restrictions may apply. Only one discount per ticket may apply, unless otherwise stated. Offers are non retrospective and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid ID must be presented where applicable. Additional discounts may be offered from time to time.