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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 1786 Sung in English with surtitles in Welsh and EnglishPerformers David Stout (Figaro), Anna Devin (Susanna), Mark Stone (Count Almaviva), Naomi O'Connell (Cherubino), Susan Bickley (Marcellina), Richard Wiegold (Doctor Bartolo), Alan Oke (Don Basilio/Don Curzio), Rhian Lois (Barbarina).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Da Ponte (after [Beaumarchais]). Producer Welsh National Opera. Producer Grand Theatre de Geneve. Conductor Lothar Koenigs. Director Tobias Richter. Design Ralph Koltai. Costume Sue Blane. Lighting Linus Fellbom. Design Robin Don (assistant).
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