Sat July 14, 2012
LA Opera: COSI FAN TUTTE on July 14th at 1 pm
Mozart’s delightfully comic battle of the sexes comes to life with ravishingly beautiful music and sparkling wit on Saturday, July 14th, from 1 to 4:30 pm.
The cast includes soprano Aleksandra Kurzak and bass-baritone Ildebrando D’Arcangelo. An opera buffa (comic opera) in two acts, it was first performed in 1790. The libretto was written by Lorenzo Da Ponte – this is the third in a trilogy of librettos by Da Ponte; the others were for Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni.
Fiordillgi: Aleksandra Kurzak
Dorabella: Ruxandra Donose
Ferrando: Saimir Pirgu
Guglieimo: Ildebrando D'Arcangelo
Don Alfonso: Lorenzo Regazzo
Despina: Roxana Constantinescu
CONDUCTOR: James Conlon
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