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Le Nozze Di Figaro at La Monnaie

Dates

2/18/2020 - 3/21/2020

Theatre

La Monnaie


Place de la Monnaie
Brussels,Brussels 1000
Phone: +32 (0)2 229 12 11



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The ‘mad day’ of the wedding of Susanna and Figaro, employees of, respectively, the Countess and Count Almaviva. The latter will do anything to seduce the young fiancée and possess her before she gets married, but his plans are thwarted by Figaro and by the adolescent Cherubino, who flits around the women. In the end, Susanna and the Countess untangle this web of romantic intrigue and contrive a cunning challenge to male domination.

News About Le Nozze Di Figaro at La Monnaie


Opera Australia Announces 2022 Melbourne Season
October 07, 2021

Opera Australia (OA) today announced soprano Stacey Alleaume will make her in-theatre debut as Violetta in Elijah Moshinsky’s celebrated production of La Traviata, a highlight of the Company’s 2022 Melbourne season. 

Lyric Opera of KC Announces Resident and Apprentice Artists for 2021-2022 Season
June 25, 2021

General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler announced the selection of the artists for the Resident Artist Program for the 2021-2022 season. They include Soprano Danielle Beckvermit, Mezzo-Soprano Aubrey Odle, Tenor Wayd Odle, Bass-Baritones Keith Klein and Peter Morgan. High-res photos and more can be found here.

Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change For LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
November 06, 2019

Etienne Dupuis will sing the Count in the February 5, 8, and 11 performances of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, replacing Mariusz Kwiecień. Mariusz Kwiecień sings the performances on February 14, 19 and 22mat as previously announced.

MACBETH UNDERWORLD Comes to La Monnaie
June 27, 2019

When he created his terrifying Penthesilea at La Monnaie in 2015, the French composer Pascal Dusapin was already thinking about the next opera. With a dilemma: should he continue in a dark vein or distance himself from it in favour of a lighter work? His artistic instinct directed him to the first solution and the most dangerous recesses of the human soul, towards the worst, inevitably, towards Macbeth.

Programming Announced Opera Saratoga 2019 Summer Festival
June 20, 2019

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director, Lawrence Edelson announced today updated casting and additional events to be featured as part of the company's 2019 Summer Festival, beginning May 25th, 2019 and running through July 14th, 2019.  In addition to the three previously announced productions of The Daughter of the Regiment, the world premiere of Ellen West, and Hansel and Gretel, Opera Saratoga will present a new series of master classes; a community symposium on

Opera Saratoga Announces Additional Events and Updated Casting for 2019 Summer Festival
May 14, 2019

pera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today updated casting and additional events to be featured as part of the company's 2019 Summer Festival, beginning May 25th, 2019 and running through July 14th, 2019.

Soprano Lisette Oropesa Wins The Met's 2019 Beverly Sills Artist Award
May 07, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera has named soprano Lisette Oropesa as the winner of the 14th annual Beverly Sills Artist Award. The $50,000 award is given to extraordinarily gifted singers with rising Met careers. Given in honor of the legendary American soprano Beverly Sills, the award was established in 2006 by an endowment gift from the late Agnes Varis, a managing director on the Met's Board of Directors.

2019 Richard Tucker Award Goes To Lisette Oropesa
April 09, 2019

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation announced today that Lisette Oropesa has been named as the winner of the 2019 Richard Tucker Award. The soprano already headlines major productions worldwide, and after her recent house debuts in the title role of Lucia di Lammermoor at the Teatro Real Madrid and Royal Opera House, The Guardian declared: "The Cuban American soprano is sensationally good. She makes the stratospheric vocal fireworks … sound easy; indeed, her every note is part of a convincing portrayal of a complex character." Widely referred to as the "Heisman Trophy of Opera," the Tucker Award carries the foundation's most substantial cash prize of $50,000, and is conferred each year by a panel of opera industry professionals on an American singer at the threshold of a significant international career.

Richard Tucker Music Foundation Names Lisette Oropesa as Winner of 2019 Richard Tucker Award
April 08, 2019

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation announced today that Lisette Oropesa has been named as the winner of the 2019 Richard Tucker Award. The soprano already headlines major productions worldwide, and after her recent house debuts in the title role of Lucia di Lammermoor at the Teatro Real Madrid and Royal Opera House, The Guardiandeclared: “The Cuban American soprano is sensationally good. She makes the stratospheric vocal fireworks … sound easy; indeed, her every note is part of a convincing portrayal of a complex character.” Widely referred to as the “Heisman Trophy of Opera,” the Tucker Award carries the foundation's most substantial cash prize of $50,000, and is conferred each year by a panel of opera industry professionals on an American singer at the threshold of a significant international career. Past winners include such luminaries as Stephanie Blythe, Lawrence Brownlee, Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming, Christine Goerke, Matthew Polenzani, and Deborah Voigt. Oropesa will be inducted into this who's who of American opera at the foundation's annual gala, a perennial highlight of the opera season, on Sunday, October 27, at Carnegie Hall.

La Monnaie Presents Its 2019/20 Season
March 19, 2019

This first season of Peter de Caluwe's third mandate in Brussels is, in a certain sense, also a blueprint for the coming years, during which the usual seasonal themes will step aside for a new 'seasonal architecture', allowing an even stronger focus on creation and experimentation. In total, the audience of La Monnaie can look forward to a record number of eleven operas in 2019-20..

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