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20 April
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22 April
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Mozart
Le nozze
di Figaro
20 March 2023
Opera
Conductor Philippe Jordan
Mise en espace Katharine Strommer and Lisa Padouvas

Mozart Le nozze di Figaro

Opera by the Vienna Staatsoper
Monday 20 March 2023 - 20 h
Opéra de Monte-Carlo
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Opera buffa in four acts
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) 
Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, based on The Marriage of Figaro by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Premiere: Vienna, Burgtheater, 1 May 1786

It is one of those theatres, century-old places that have nurtured a spirit, a “house” style for so many years, whose orchestra is made up of musicians from one of the most mythical groups (in our case, nothing less than the Vienna Philharmonic!), standing in a city where the air itself seems to carry the music, and where you must see a performance of an opera by Mozart or Richard Strauss once in your life. For the first time, the Vienna Staatsoper will be giving a unique performance of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro in the Principality, and this a mere few days after having premiered the opera in its famous theatre. Shown in a semi-staged version, this Marriage will be conducted by Philippe Jordan, and his expert performers will let us savour the charms of this particularly idiomatic Viennese style as never before. Thanks to them, Mozart’s music will regain all its poetry, poignancy and its deepest musicality. Even if the spirit of the original comedy is well known, this is an event not to be missed under any circumstances. Rediscover unter practically ideal conditions the strength of feeling and the poetic subtlety with which Mozart’s music empowered Beaumarchais’ play!

Production team

CONDUCTOR | PHILIPPE JORDAN
MISE EN ESPACE | KATHARINA STROMMER AND LISA PADOUVAS

Cast

LE COMTE ALMAVIVA | ANDRÈ SCHUEN
LA COMTESSE ALMAVIVA | FEDERICA LOMBARDI
SUSANNA | YING FANG
FIGARO | PETER KELLNER
CHERUBINO | PATRICIA NOLZ
MARCELLINA | STEPHANIE HOUTZEEL
BASILIO | JOSH LOVELL
DON CURZIO | ANDREA GIOVANNINI
BARTOLO | STEFAN CERNY
ANTONIO | WOLFGANG BANKL
BARBARINA | MIRIAM KUTROWATZ

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