The British Council, in partnership with QMI presents Le nozze di Figaro as part of the Royal Opera House Live Cinema. ROH Live Cinema, distributed in Italy by QMI, shows the best of the Royal Opera House productions at the cinemas throughout Italy, but only for one night! You will find the list of the Cinemas showing ROH Live Cinema, on the link below.
Le nozze di Figaro was the first fruit of Mozart’s partnership with librettist Lorenzo da Ponte; they would go on to create Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte. The opera was well received in Vienna but had only nine performances; its revival soon after in Prague was a tremendous success, and led to the commission of Don Giovanni. Figaro quickly entered the international repertory and has rarely been out of it since, admired as one of Mozart’s finest works. This production sees tenor Erwin Schrott and soprano Anita Hartig starring as Figaro and Susanna