About the Show/Event
Information for The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) at Royal Opera House, West End (Opera or Operetta). Count Almaviva lusts after the delicious Susanna, Figaro's bride to be. The neglected Countess pines for her husband's attentions and, as she tries to make him jealous, love and suspicion abound. Figaro must unravel the threads before he and Susanna can tie the knot. Also performed as Figaro's Wedding and Figaro!. First performed at the Burgtheater in Vienna on 1 May 1786 Sung in Italian with English surtitles.
Approximate runtime 220minutes (including any interval).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Da Ponte (after [Beaumarchais]). Producer Royal Opera. Conductor John Eliot Gardiner. Director David McVicar. Design Tanya McCallin. Lighting Paule Constable. Director Leah Hausman (movement director).