Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Le Nozze Di Figaro

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Nozze
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart operas
Le nozze di Figaro (1786)
• Don Giovanni (1787)
• Così fan tutte, ossia La scuola degli amanti (1790)
• La clemenza di Tito (1791)
• Die Zauberflöte (1791)
Le nozze di figaro ariaFigaro

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Le Nozze di Figaro. This production runs: Jan 8 - Apr 21. Patrons, 2020–21 Subscribers, Members ($150 Supporting level.

The Marriage of Figaro, Die Hochzeit des FigaroFigaro

Premiere / date of written: 1 May 1786

  1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was intrigued by the material. Furthermore, his favourite librettist Lorenzo da Ponte agreed to collaborate on the project! The result was to be an Italian Opera buffa, “Le Nozze di Figaro”, an independent musical drama full of suspense but without a clear political message.
  2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Teodor Currentzis, MusicAeterna, Simone Kermes, Mary-Ellen Nesi, James Ellicott, Christian Van Horn - Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 - Amazon.com Music.

Figaro premiered at the Burgtheater in Vienna on 1 May 1786.

Libretti

#LanguageAuthors
1ItalianLorenzo Da Ponte
2German
3English
4French

original libretto
line-by-line of the original libretto

Images

Audio recordings

YearCastLabel,
Comment
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1955
Figaro — Cesare Siepi
Susanna — Hilde Gueden
Count Almaviva — Alfred Poell
Countess Almaviva — Lisa Della Casa
Cherubino — Suzanne Danco
Marcellina — Hilde Rössel-Majdan
Bartolo — Frenando Dickie
Erich Kleiber
Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera Chorus
CD: Decca Legends Cat: 466 369-2 Membran Cat: 222932-370
1960
Figaro — Giuseppe Taddei
Susanna — Anna Moffo
Count Almaviva — Eberhard Wächter
Countess Almaviva — Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Cherubino — Fiorenza Cossotto
Carlo Maria Giulini
Philharmonia Orchestra
CD: EMI Cat: 358602-2
1968
Figaro — Hermann Prey
Susanna — Edith Mathis
Count Almaviva — Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Countess Almaviva — Gundula Janowitz
Cherubino — Tatiana Troyanos
Marcellina — Patricia Johnson
Bartolo — Peter Lagger
Karl Böhm
Orchestra and Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin
CD: Deutsche Grammophon Cat: 449 728-2
1981
Figaro — Samuel Ramey
Susanna — Lucia Popp
Count Almaviva — Thomas Allen
Countess Almaviva — Kiri Te Kanawa
Cherubino — Frederica von Stade
Sir Georg Solti
London Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Opera Chorus
CD: Decca Cat: 410 150-2
1990
Ferruccio Furlanetto
Dawn Upshaw
Thomas Hampson
Kiri Te Kanawa
Anne Sofie von Otter
James Levine
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
CD: Deutsche Grammophon Cat: 477 5614
1993
Figaro — Bryn Terfel
Susanna — Alison Hagley
Count Almaviva — Rod Gilfry
Countess Almaviva — Hillevi Martinpelto
Cherubino — Pamela Helen Stephen
Marcellina — Susan McCulloch
Bartolo — Carlos Feller
John Eliot Gardiner
English Baroque Soloists and Monteverdi Choir
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon Cat: 073 018-9
2012
Figaro — Christian Van Horn
Susanna — Fanie Antonelou
Count Almaviva — Andrei Bondarenko
Countess Almaviva — Simone Kermes
Cherubino — Mary-Ellen Nesi
Marcellina — Maria Forsstrom
Teodor Currentzis
Perm Opera Orchestra and Chorus
CD: SONY CLASSICAL Cat: 88883709262

Video recordings

YearCastLabel,
Comment
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1975
Figaro — Hermann Prey
Susanna — Mirella Freni
Count Almaviva — Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Countess Almaviva — Kiri Te Kanawa
Cherubino — Maria Ewing
Karl Böhm
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon Cat: DG 073 4034
2006
Figaro — Ildebrando D'Arcangelo
Susanna — Anna Netrebko
Count Almaviva — Bo Skovhus
Countess Almaviva — Dorothea Röschmann
Cherubino — Christine Schäfer
Marcellina — Marie McLaughlin
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Vienna Philharmonic and Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsoper
Brian Large
Deutsche Grammophon Cat: DG 073 4245

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Le Nozze Di Figaro Trama

External links

Le Nozze Di Figaro Overture

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