The Marriage of Figaro
Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Until Wed Mar 6 2013
Time Out says
Posted: Fri Feb 1 2013
Martin Lloyd-Evans directs Mozart's comedy. On the day of his wedding, the wily servant Figaro must outwit his master, who has designs on housemaid Susanna, Figaro's betrothed. Cast includes: Lucy Hall/Raphaela Papadakis (Susanna), Hadleigh Adams (Figaro), James Platt (Il Dottore Bartolo), Roisin Walsh (Marcellina), Catherine Backhouse/Anna Starushkevych (Cherubino), Benjamin Appl/Ben McAteer (Il Conte Almaviva), Adam Smith (Don Basilio), Samantha Crawford/Magdalena Molendowska (La Contessa Almaviva), Joshua Mills (Don Curzio), Lauren Zolezzi (Barbarina), Piran Legg (Antonio), Bethan Langford and Alison Langer (Bridesmaids).
Dominic Wheeler, new head of opera at GSMD, conducts; the designer is Bridget Kimak. (Sung in Italian with English surtitles.)