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Revolutionary Desire in 'Le Mariage de Figaro'

One of France’s best loved plays is The Marriage of Figaro – praised for its comedic and romantic intrigue, as well as the crucial role it played in heralding the 1789 revolution. 1,820 more words

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Opera Lyra Finishes Strong with "Figaro"

Opera Lyra is stepping out of the proverbial box next season by putting a modern spin on some classic operas, and they are giving us a little taste of what is to come with Mozart’s  … 594 more words


Backstage Magic Tricks at LA Opera’s "The Marriage of Figaro"

By Jane Rosenberg

If you like a little flash and dazzle with your Marriage of Figaro, Los Angeles Opera’s production, opening March 21, has it. 354 more words

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For the briefest of moments, every last man felt free.

“Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt 

I have no idea to this day what those two Italian ladies were singing about.

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I go to the GRAND to see FIGARO

Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro premiered in 1786, a tad late for a Baroque chick like me. But everyone said ‘Oh, Figaro, such a treat!’, and it was just up the road, and… 699 more words


Confessions about Opera

Reader, I have a confession to make. I have tried and tried but Opera and I just won’t work together. Yes, it’s a painful confession but I have to make it. 437 more words


Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro

I Sunday Genevieve and I went to see the latest presentation of the Metropolitan Opera houses Le Nozze di Figaro (the marriage of Figaro) in their live in HD series. 179 more words

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