MOZART, W.A.: Nozze di Figaro (Le) (Paris Opera, 2006)

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Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492
Libretto/Text Author: Ponte, Lorenzo da

Don Basilio: Ulrich, Burkhard
Il Conte di Almaviva: Mattei, Peter
La Contessa di Almaviva: Oelze, Christiane

Set/Stage Designer: Viebrock, Anna
Costume Designer: Viebrock, Anna
Lighting Designer: Winter, Olaf
Choreographer: Stache, Thomas
Stage Director: Marthaler, Christoph
Sound Engineer: Becue, Cyril
DVD Producer: Damme, Ferenc van
Television Director: Grimm, Thomas

Date of Production: 2006
Venue: Palais Garnier, Paris
Playing Time: 04:20:35
Catalogue Number: OA0960D
UPC: 809478009603

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Synopsis

Lorenzo da Ponte's libretto and Mozart's music were to transform the stock characters of the opera buffa tradition into real human beings, making Le Nozze di Figaro one of the most sophisticated operas of all time. A charming, expressive and witty Figaro, Lorenzo Regazzo leads a sparkling cast to illustrate superbly the timeless humanity of this masterpiece. Christoph Marthaler's take on Mozart's classic is both daringly original and highly contemporary, the setting transposed to a wedding-dress shop lit with neon lights and a shabby register office.

Bonus features:

- Illustrated Synopsis

- A Day of Real Madness – A documentary film by Reiner E. Moritz, including interviews with the cast and creative crew

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