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Yale Opera announces casting for The Marriage of Figaro

January 21, 2010
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A scene from The Marriage of Figaro in Sprague Hall, Fall 2009. The February performances will take place at the Shubert Theater.

January 20, 2010 | Yale Opera is pleased to announce the casts for its upcoming production of Mozart’s masterpiece The Marriage of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro), to be performed at New Haven’s historic Shubert Theater in February. The production features stage direction by Vera Lúcia Calábria; Christoph Campestrini will conduct the Yale Philharomonia. Performances take place February 12 and 13 at 8 pm, and on February 14 at 2 pm. Tickets are available through the Shubert Theater box office.

* Friday, February 12 and Sunday, February 14
** Saturday February 13

Figaro, valet to Count Almaviva
Tyler Simpson, bass-baritone * / Jeremy Bowes, bass-baritone**

Susanna, maid to the Countess, betrothed to Figaro
Mireille Asselin, soprano* / JiHee Kim, soprano**

Count Almaviva
David Pershall, baritone* / Vince Vincent, baritone**

Countess Almaviva
Amanda Hall, soprano * / Stephanie Gilbert, soprano**

Cherubino, the Count’s page
Chrystal E. Williams, mezzo-soprano* / Gala El Hadidi, mezzo-soprano**

Don Basilio, music master
Michael-Paul Krubitzer, tenor* / Eric Barry, tenor**

Don Curzio, magistrate
Eric Barry, tenor* / Michael-Paul Krubitzer, tenor**

Marcellina, housekeeper to Bartolo
Jennifer Feinstein, mezzo-soprano

Bartolo, a doctor from Seville
Andrew Brown, bass-baritone

Antonio, gardner, Susanna’s uncle
Lóránt Najbauer, baritone

Barbarina, daughter of Antonio
Emily Misch, soprano (guest artist)* / Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano (guest artist)**


Do you have any recordings of this concert? I am a big fan of Mozart. Anywhere please?

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