Marriage of Figaro

Mozart’s “Figaro”

  • Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K492
  • Recorded live at Glyndebourne Festival, June 2012

Mozart’s opera “Le nozze di Figaro” is witty yet also contains pain and sadness. This life in the day of masters and servants as they scheme and outwit one another is the story behind the magical music. The author of the text is Mozart’s frequent collaborator, Lorenzo da Ponte.

Conductor Robin Ticciati leads a youthful cast of principals in a production that continues Glyndebourne’s history of amazing performances of Mozart’s and Da Ponte’s creation.

The performance is by the Glyndebourne Chorus and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Robin Ticciati (conductor) & Michael Grandage (director)

Some of the lead singers are:

  • Countess Almaviva: Sally Matthews
  • Figaro: Vito Priante
  • Count Almaviva: Audun Iversen
  • Susanna: Lydia Teuscher
  • Cherubino: Isabel Leonard
  • Bartolo: Andrew Shore
  • Marcellina: Ann Murray
  • Don Basilio: Alan Oke

Here is the overture to The Marriage of Figaro:


And next, Here is the end of Act 2:



Finally, here’s the plot of the opera



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