The night belongs to Susanna: The Marriage of Figaro, Regents Opera

However many times you watch The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart’s near-mathematical perfection (in music and plot) can always strike you afresh. With Regents Opera, it is the brilliant interior architecture of lust, human cunning and continuous gamesmanship which comes to the fore. Thanks to a glorious Susanna (Claire Wild) and an excellent Count (James Harrison), Beaumarchais’ tale finds its voice as a playful conversation between the resourceful, effective female and the nonplussed, suspicious and ultimately foiled male – with many a laugh along the way.

Click here to read my full review on Bachtrack.

Click on the picture to hear the entire opera in Italian!

Click on the picture to hear the entire opera in Italian!

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