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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
. First performed at the Burgtheater in Vienna on 1 May 1786Performers Sophie Bevan (Susanna), Anna Grevelius (Cherubino), James Oldfield (Figaro), Kishani Jayasinghe (Countess), Conal Coad (Dr Bartolo), Grant Doyle (Count), Jean Rigby (Marcellina), Daniel Norman (Basilio), Stuart Haycock (Curzio), Mary Bevan (Barbarina), Aidan Smith (Antonio).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Da Ponte (after [Beaumarchais]). Producer Garsington Opera. Company Garsington Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Conductor Douglas Boyd. Director John Cox. Design Robert Perdziola. Lighting Bruno Poet.
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