The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart in San Lorenzo del Escorial

The Marriage of Figaro

Theater Auditorium San Lorenzo de El Escorial Community of Madrid presents Le nozze di Figaro, A production of Spoleto Festival dei 2 Mondi with musical direction Yi Chen Lin and stage director Giorgio Ferrara. This production will enjoy two unique functions day 20 Y 22 July within the program of the Summer Festival.

Together with Orchestra and Choir of the Community of Madrid, the cast of this production The Marriage of Figaro It is headed Lucas Meachem, Carmela Remigio, Simon Orfila Y katerina Tretyakova.

Composed between October 1785 and April 1786, Le nozze di Figaro, from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, It is the first of three operas written by the Salzburg composer a libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. An extraordinary collaboration that would produce two other masterpieces of opera as Don Giovanni Y Così fan tutte. The theme of the libretto was extracted from the Beaumarchais comedy, The Marriage of Figaro from 1781.

A quick and captivating plot, in which women and men are opposed to over a "crazy day", full of dramatic events and comic, It is allowing musical research psychologies at stake. A satire on the privileged social classes of the time, but also an acute metaphor of the various phases of love.

The opera, staging for the first time at the Burgtheater in Vienna 1 May 1786, It is articulated in four acts and narrates, thousands of complications, the arduous but successful defense Figaro, created del Count Almaviva, It makes Susanna, his girlfriend, pursued by the whim of the employer, who they cheat and ends up being the mockery of all, He was forced to consent to the marriage between the two servants.

The audience will enjoy the Summer Festival program to 5 August and ahead are shows like the premiere of the chamber opera Tenorio, from Tomás Marco Y Free Bach 212, of the Fura dels Baus, among other musical events.