Giuseppi Verdi composed the opera "La Forza del Destino" in 1862 and it received its premiere in Saint Petersburg, Russia that same year. Though the opera is not performed very frequently, the overture has become a part of the standard repertoire for orchestras worldwide.
- 6 C Flutes (Flute 2 doubles on Piccolo)
- 2 Alto Flutes
- Bass Flute
- Contrabass Flute