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 1786Music Mozart. Lyrics Da Ponte (after [Beaumarchais]). Company Beaufort Opera. Director Bridgitta Roy. Director Derek Carden (music). Director Michael Newton (assistant musical director). Design Cleo Pettitt. Lighting John Bishop. Costume Mia Flodquist. Other Pete Bailie (movement consultant).