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Production Team

Production: Sir Richard Eyre
Set & Costume Designer: Rob Howell
Lighting Designer: Paule Constable
Choreographer: Sara Erde


Please be advised that the following information refers to a production from the Met's 2014-15 season. Explore our 2015-16 Metropolitan Opera Season to view the current repertory.

Le Nozze di Figaro

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 34 min.

Richard Eyre's season-opening new production of Mozart's eternal masterpiece is set in an 18th-century manor house in Seville during the 1930s. Erwin Schrott in the title role leads a stellar cast that also includes Mariusz Kwiecien as the Count and Danielle de Niese as Susanna, along with Met debutantes Rachel Willis-Sørensen as the Countess and Serena Malfi as Cherubino. Edo de Waart conducts.

Production a gift of Mercedes T. Bass, and Jerry and Jane del Missier

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"A sparkling new production... joyful music-making... A memorable performance of Mozart's immortal comedy." (Associated Press)

"A swiftly paced, playful evening... Eyre skillfully built the comic ensembles to climaxes that made you laugh out loud... A happy Marriage at the Met." (Wall Street Journal)

"A ravishing, intricately wrought evening of music, humor and emotional depth... An evening like this is the strongest argument for the continued vigor of the Met." (New York Magazine)


Performance Dates/Tickets and Info

All performances for this production have passed, and tickets are no longer available.