The Marriage of Figaro

MUSIC BY WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

 

The Marriage of Figaro has been called a perfect opera—an irresistible mix of comedy and drama that delivers insight into the heart and soul of everyday life through a sublime score and compelling characters. Through the genius of Mozart, a joyous comedy exposes the universal truths and complexities of human relationships.

San Francisco Opera New Production

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Sung in Italian with English supertitles


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Great First Opera!
RUNNING TIME

Approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes including one intermission

WHO SHOULD SEE IT

Fans of madcap slapstick comedies, the upstairs-downstairs shenanigans of Downton Abbey, the Oscar-winner Amadeus, and American period pieces

FOUND IN SERIES

Full Series: A, D*, R/R+RBW*, G, J, M
Half Series: C, E*, T*, X*, H, K, N, W
*Best Value Series

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Friday 10/11/19 7:30PM
Sunday 10/13/19 2:00PM
Wednesday 10/16/19 7:30PM Buy Tickets
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THE BUZZ

“The standout among them was bass-baritone Michael Sumuel, who brought luminous tone and theatrical presence.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“[Jeanine] De Bique’s voice was easy to take, but definitely not easy to mistake.”
Washington Post

“Henrik Nánási conducts with stylish panache and considerable elegance… Tremendous fun.”
The Guardian

Synopsis

Two domestic servants must outmaneuver the nobleman of the house before they can marry.

 

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CAST AND CREATIVE

CAST
Figaro Michael Sumuel
Susanna Jeanine De Bique *
Count Almaviva Levente Molnár *
Countess Almaviva Jennifer Davis *
Cherubino Serena Malfi *
Doctor Bartolo James Creswell
Marcellina Catherine Cook
Don Basilio Greg Fedderly
Don Curzio Brenton Ryan

PERFORMANCES

Oct 11, 13, 16, 19, 22, 25, 27; Nov 1

CREATIVE
Conductor Henrik Nánási
Director Michael Cavanagh
Set Designer Erhard Rom
Costume Designer Constance Hoffman
Lighting Designer Jane Cox *
Choreographer Lawrence Pech
Chorus Director Ian Robertson

* San Francisco Opera debut

San Francisco Opera new production.

 

Previous performances of The Marriage of Figaro can be found in our Archive.

MADE POSSIBLE BY

John A. & Cynthia Fry Gunn; the Koret Foundation; Jan Shrem & Maria Manetti Shrem; and the Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for New Productions.

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