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Le Nozze di Figaro Mozart's scintillating four-act opera to a libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. Marital difficulties, problem teenagers, adultery and skulduggery all feature in the course of one rather hectic day in Spain.
Presented by Peter Allen and sung in Italian.
(sop) Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
Act
7.20 Figaro and Beaumarchais with Nimet Habachy. The Voice in Motion with Will Crutchfield.
7.45 Act 2
8.35 The Opera Quiz
Edward Downes 's guests this week are
Carolyn Abbate , Albert innaurato and Richard Woitach.
9.00 Acts 3 and 4 Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera Radio Network which is broadcast on R3 through the EBU.

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Allen
Conductor:
James Levine
Unknown:
Nimet Habachy.
Unknown:
Will Crutchfield.
Unknown:
Edward Downes
Unknown:
Carolyn Abbate
Unknown:
Richard Woitach.
Countess Almaviva:
Carol Vaness (soprano)
Susanna:
Dawn Upshaw (soprano)
Count Almaviva:
Dwayne Croft (baritone)
Figaro:
Simone Alaimo (baritone)
Cherubino:
Delores Ziegler (mezzo)
Dr Bartolo:
Francois Loup (bass)
Marcellina:
Judith Christin (sop)
Don Basilio:
Michel Senechal (tenor)
Don Curzio:
Tony Stevenson (tenor)
Antonio:
James Courtney (bass)
Barbarina:
Yvonne Gonzales

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