Marc A. Scorca Hall
NATIONAL OPERA CENTER
330 Seventh Avenue, 7th floor
New York City
The Marriage of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro): Abridged
concert oncert version with piano performed in Italian. Conducted
by Keith Chambers. Mozart’s opera The Marriage of Figaro is
based on the Beaumarchais play of the same name. The opera is set
in a country estate outside of Seville in the late eighteenth century.
Figaro, Count Almaviva’s valet and Susanna, Countess Almaviva’s maid
plan to marry later that day. However, the Count is trying
to seduce her before the wedding can take place. The Countess is
still very much in love with her husband is crushed by his incessant
philandering. She conspires with Figaro and Susanna to teach him a
The performance is approximately 1 hour 10 minutes.