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Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro: The Met Opera on WRTI, Dec. 20, 1 PM

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Soprano Danielle de Niese sings Susanna in Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro

Richard Eyre's season-opening new production of Mozart's eternal masterpiece is set in an 18th-century manor house in Seville during the 1930s. Erwin Schrott in the title role leads a stellar cast that also includes Mariusz Kwiecien as the Count and Danielle de Niese as Susanna, along with Met debutantes Rachel Willis-Sørensen as the Countess and Serena Malfi as Cherubino. Edo de Waart conducts. Saturday, December 20th from 1 to 4:45 pm.

Synopsis

Cast:
Conductor: Edo de Waart
Countess Almaviva: Rachel Willis-Sørensen
Susanna: Danielle de Niese
Cherubino: Serena Malfi
Count Almaviva: Mariusz Kwiecien
Figaro: Erwin Schrott