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W.A. Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro from La Scala

Author: C Major Entertainment

A new La Scala production of Le nozze di Figaro featuring Carlos Álvarez, Diana Damrau, Golda Schultz and Marianne Crébassa, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst.

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For the 225th anniversary of Mozart’s death, La Scala Theatre presents a new production of Le nozze di Figaro. It had been entrusted to the extraordinary director Frederic Wake-Walker (author of a production of La finta giardiniera which was the revelation of the Glyndebourne Festival in 2014).

He focuses the action of the piece on the instability of love: “Le nozze di Figaro presents us with an impossibility – a world where everyone is loving and forgiving.

”The approach to his direction is “elaborate and very innovative” and “also musically, the new production of Figaro is worth a tour to Milan." (NZZ)

"the cast is magnificient.” (Kurier)

“… when Diana Damrau enters as the Countess, we get a performance of special gravitas. Even the orchestra, under Franz Welser-Möst’s baton, melts to such grace.” (Financial Times)

Original title W.A. Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro
Genre Opera
Recording location Teatro alla Scala, October 2016
Duration 214 min
Production Company A co-production of RAI and Teatro alla Scala
Composer W.A. Mozart
Orchestra / Band Orchestra of Teatro alla Scala
Conductor Franz Welser-Möst
Choir of Teatro alla Scala
Stage Director Frederic Wake-Walker
Costumes Antony McDonald
Soloist Carlos Álvarez, Diana Damrau, Golda Schultz, Markus Werba, Marianne Crébassa, Anna Maria Chiuri

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