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Dec. 06 2014

12/20/14 – Le Nozze di Figaro – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera

Le Nozze di Figaro by Amadeus Mozart
Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte

Sung in Italian
Approximate running time 3 hrs. 34 min.
Richard Eyre’s season-opening new production of Mozart’s eternal masterpiece is set in an 18th-century manor house in Seville during the 1930s. Erwin Schrott in the title role leads a stellar cast that also includes Mariusz Kwiecien as the Count and Danielle de Niese as Susanna, along with Met debutantes Rachel Willis-Sørensen as the Countess and Serena Malfi as Cherubino. Edo de Waart conducts.

 

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Edo de Waart
Countess Almaviva: Rachel Willis-Sørensen
Susanna: Danielle de Niese
Cherubino: Serena Malfi
Count Almaviva: Mariusz Kwiecien
Figaro: Erwin Schrott
Production: Richard Eyre
Set & Costume Designer: Rob Howell
Lighting Designer: Paule Constable
Choreographer: Sara Erde

Photo credits: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

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