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Nicholas Hytner

chooses The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Director of the National Theatre
Theatre, opera and film director whose credits include The History Boys, One Man Two Guvnors, Miss Saigon and Othello.

The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart

Sir Nicholas Hytner chooses the Act II Finale from The Marriage of Figaro (1786) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.


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Georg Solti 

Sir Georg Solti remembers conducting his first Figaro on the night Hitler's tanks rolled into Vienna in 1938.


Speaking to the BBC on 5 Aug 1969

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa on the Mozart Arias that mean the most to her.


From Kiri Te Kanawa's favourite Mozart Arias 8 Jan 2011 BBC Radio 3

Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello chooses Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro as one of his Desert Island Discs.


From Desert Island Discs 23 Feb 1992

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