Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Screening from November 22, 2014
,Met Music Director James Levine conducts a spirited new production of Mozart’s masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre, who sets the action of this classic domestic comedy in a 19th-century manor house in Seville, but during the gilded age of the late 1920s. Dashing bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov leads the cast in the title role of the clever servant, opposite Marlis Petersen as his bride, Susanna Peter Mattei as the philandering Count they work for, Marina Poplavskaya as the long-suffering Countess, and Isabel Leonard as the libidinous pageboy Cherubino.
CONDUCTOR: James Levine PRODUCTION: Richard Eyre CAST: Marina Poplavskaya, Marlis Petersen, Isabel Leonard, Peter Mattei, Ildar Abdrazakov Approximate running time: 3 hours 52 minutes incl. intermission (Check closer to screening date)