New Cast to Lead Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Beginning Tonight at the Met

Richard Eyre's acclaimed new production of Mozart's comic masterpiece Le Nozze di Figaro returns to the Met stage tonight, December 4.

Edo de Waart conducts a new cast led by Erwin Schrott in the title role; Danielle de Niese as his clever bride-to-be, Susanna; and Mariusz Kwiecien as the lecherous Count Almaviva. American soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen, a 2010 winner of the Met National Council Auditions and winner of the First Prize for Opera at this year's Operalia competition, will make her Met debut as Countess Almaviva, and Italian mezzo-soprano Serena Malfi will make hers as the page Cherubino.

Le Nozze di Figaro returns December 4 with additional performances on December 8, 12, 15, and 20 matinee. Curtain times vary: complete schedule here. (Running time: 3 hours, 34 minutes, including one intermission.)

Tickets begin at $30; for prices, more information, or to place an order, call (212) 362-6000 or visit www.metopera.org. Special rates for groups of 10 or more are available by calling (212) 341-5410 or visiting www.metopera.org/groups.

$25 same-day rush tickets are available in prime locations for virtually all Met performances, including all remaining dates for Le Nozze di Figaro. For details on the Met's Rush Tickets program, click here.



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