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Date:
Mar 10, 2019     
Times:
2:30 pm
Venue:
University Theatre
Address:
4608 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
Contact person:
Alan Fischer,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website:
http://www.gsarts.net
Telephone:
7574514711

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$20 general public/ $15 students/ $5 GSA Students at the door only

The Marriage of Figaro
Opera by W. A. Mozart
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Early 19th-century engraving depicting Count Almaviva and Susanna in act 3
Native title Le nozze di Figaro
Librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte
Language Italian
Based on La folle journée, ou le Mariage de Figaro
by Pierre Beaumarchais
Premiere 1 May 1786
Burgtheater, Vienna

The Marriage of Figaro, is a comic opera in four acts composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with an Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte. It premiered  in Vienna in 1786. The opera's libretto is based on a stage comedy by Pierre BeaumarchaisLa folle journée, ou le Mariage de Figaro ("The Mad Day, or The Marriage of Figaro"), which was first performed in 1784. It tells how the servants Figaro and Susanna succeed in getting married, foiling the efforts of their philandering employer Count Almaviva to seduce Susanna and teaching him a lesson in fidelity.

The opera is a cornerstone of the repertoire and appears consistently among the top ten in the Operabase list of most frequently performed operas

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