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Yale Opera performs The Marriage of Figaro at the Shubert Theater Feb. 13–15

figaro2The Yale Opera program at the Yale School of Music presents Mozart‘s timeless romantic comedy The Marriage of Figaro this February 13–15 at the Shubert Theater.

Ted Huffman is the stage director of this original production, and Dominique Trottein will conduct the Yale Philharmonia.

Many opera-lovers would name The Marriage of Figaro as their favorite opera. It appeals to those who love great melodies while remaining accessible through its engaging plot and memorable characters. The composer Johannes Brahms said: “In my opinion, each number in Figaro is a miracle; it is totally beyond me how anyone could create anything so perfect.” MORE

Published January 16, 2015
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Yale Opera announces casting for The Marriage of Figaro

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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.

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Published January 21, 2010
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Yale Opera announces spring repertoire

Winter production of The Marriage of Figaro
to be followed in April by a double-bill of Carmen and Le Rossignol


A scene from Yale Opera's production of Mozart's The Magic Flute at the Shubert Theatre, February, 2009. Photo by Jennifer Lester.

A scene from Yale Opera’s production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Shubert Theatre, February, 2009. Photo by Jennifer Lester.

Yale Opera and artistic director Doris Yarick-Cross are pleased to announce the repertoire for its winter and spring productions. The winter production, which will take place at New Haven’s historic Shubert Theater in February, will be an Mozart’s popular The Marriage of Figaro. The opera will be performed in the original Italian with projected English translations. This production by Robert Driver will feature a creative team including stage director Vera Lúcia Calábria, set designer Boyd Ostroff, and lighting designer William Warfel. Christoph Campestrini will conduct the Yale Philharmonia.

The month of April will bring a double-bill of Bizet’s La Tragédie de Carmen and Stravinsky’s Le Rossignol. Both productions will be performed in their original languages – French for Carmen and Russian for Le Rossignol – with projected English translations. Mark Streshinsky will provide stage direction, Douglas Dickson and Timothy Shaindlin will provide musical direction and accompaniment, and William Warfel will design the lighting. The performances will take place April 16 and 17 at 8 pm in Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall. MORE

Published October 9, 2009
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