Le nozze di Figaro, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
Le nozze di Figaro – a perennial favourite ... s pristine surface – it takes no account of the sexual jealousies that propel the action. Nor does it do justice to the opera’s class tensions: if anything, Count Almaviva is even tattier than his ...
Le Nozze di Figaro
So if you go to an operatic performance primarily to experience the work, hopefully with high-class performers, I’m not at all sure that you won’t do far better to go to a cinema, unless you can afford one of the best seats in the opera house.
The revolution in action
But, as ever with Mozart, simple things mean so much more than they say ... Together, Susanna and the Countess make the moral centre of Le nozze di Figaro. The Countess's entrance is delayed, in that we do not meet her until the beginning of Act II ...
Le nozze di Figaro @ Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Lewes
Figaro occupies a special place at Glyndebourne ... It will be very surprising if Laura Tatulescu’s Susanna and Amanda Majeski’s Countess do not become well known features of all the other leading opera houses; the former’s sweetness of tone and ...
CITY OPERA: 'LE NOZZE DI FIGARO'
If there could be such a thing as a man-made miracle, ''Le Nozze di Figaro'' is it. One might argue further that ... commanded the stage more successfully than many baritones do in the part. His voice was robust in the bullying scenes and flexible enough ...