Note: LA Opera's production of The Marriage of Figaro was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company plans to reschedule this production for a future season.
Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Lorenzo Da Ponte, after the play by Beaumarchais
World premiere: May 1, 1786, at the Burgtheater (Vienna, Austria)
New co-production with Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Opéra National de Lorraine and Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.
LA Opera has previously produced The Marriage of Figaro in 1990, 1994, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2015.
Figaro: Craig Colclough
Susanna: Ying Fang*
Count Almaviva: Christopher Maltman
Countess Almaviva: Guanqun Yu
Cherubino: Rihab Chaieb*
Doctor Bartolo: Kristinn Sigmundsson
Marcellina: Marie McLaughlin
Don Basilio: Brenton Ryan‡
Don Curzio: Rodell Rosel
Antonio: Philip Cokorinos
Barbarina: Sarah Vautour† / Sylvia D'Eramo*†
Conductor: James Conlon
Director: James Gray*
Set Designer: Santo Loquasto
Costume Designer: Christian Lacroix*
Chorus Director: Grant Gershon
* LA Opera debut
† Member of LA Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program
‡ Alumnus of LA Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program
Performance dates and times (cancelled):
Saturday, June 6, 2020, at 7:30pm
Sunday, June 14, 2020, at 2pm
Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at 7:30pm
Saturday, June 20, 2020, at 7:30pm
Thursday, June 25, 2020, at 7:30pm
Sunday, June 28, 2020, at 2pm
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
Estimated running time: three hours, 15 minutes, including one intermission
Venue: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012)
All programs, artists and dates are subject to change.
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