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Mozart

Mozart

The Marriage of Figaro

Sunday 13 July 2008 17:00-18:30 (Radio 3)

Stephen Johnson is joined by singers from Royal Academy Opera and members of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales with conductor Ewa Strusinska for an exploration of Mozart's musical depiction of character and drama in The Marriage of Figaro.

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

Royal Academy Opera

Royal Academy Opera is the Royal Academy of Music's specialist postgraduate course for international singers.

Cast List for the Programme

Susanna         Katherine Crotty
Figaro            Teit Kanstrup
Count            Christopher Tonkin
Countess        Meeta Raval
Cherubino       Lucie Spickova
Marcellina       Katerina Roussou
Bartolo           Ross McInroy
Basilio            Richard Rowe
Antonio          Hyung Tae Kim

Harpsichord    Stephen Wood

Images from the original Royal Academy Opera production

Susanna And the Count The Count and Countess 


Susanna and Cherubino Cherubino and the Countess


Susanna and Figaro Antonio and his Geranium


Household support for Figaro Bartolo Marcellina and the Count

Images by Mark Whitehouse, courtesy of Royal Academy Opera




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