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The marriage of Figaro on tour in Wales...

What makes us tick? Mozart and his librettist da Ponte understood this better than most great artists. In The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart allows us to eavesdrop into a day in the life of Count Almaviva’s household. 1,428 more words

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Marriage of Figaro, Overture - Mozart

In honor of Mozart’s birthday, January 27, one of my favorite works of Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro Overture.

Videos

Questions for Johannes Debus: busy baton

The Canadian Opera Company’s winter season begins soon, featuring two long operas led by the same maestro, namely Johannes Debus. Siegfried, the penultimate of the Wagner operas in the Ring Cycle premieres January 23rd, while Mozart’s… 1,624 more words

Opera

The Looney (Tunes) World of Marriage of Figaro

Opera, like Shakespeare, often suffers from its own importance. Romeo and Juliet consists mostly of sex jokes, but you’d rarely notice from watching most live productions, which are too often the wrong kind of stiff. 1,039 more words

Music

November 24th

Marriage of Figaro: Act II, Voi che sapete (M.Price, Lockhart)
Margaret Price (s), Cherubino; English Chamber Orchestra, James Lockhart, cond.
RCA/BMG, recorded c1973

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Le Nozze di Figaro, CSO/Civic Orch.

So, the first week of autumn quarter of sophomore year started off great! Here’s what happened:

Monday (9/28/15) – Open rehearsal with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago… 508 more words

Marriage, Mistakes, and Mozart: The Manitoba Opera presents The Marriage of Figaro

Wolfgang Mozart, of Austrian birth, composed the music for The Marriage of Figaro, an opera set in Spain with an Italian libretto, which makes it truly a multicultural masterwork. 938 more words