Popular Mozart opera is coming to Mansfield

Mozart’s most famous opera, The Marriage of Figaro, is coming to the stage of Mansfield Palace Theatre as part of a nationwide tour of the work.

Saturday, 8th March 2014, 11:00 am
Photo by Guy Harrop . Swansea City Opera perform - The Marriage Of Figaroimage copyright guy harropinfo@guyharrop.com07866 464282
Photo by Guy Harrop . Swansea City Opera perform - The Marriage Of Figaroimage copyright guy [email protected] 464282

Swansea City Opera, a company that has been critically-acclaimed for their comic opera performances, are bringing the show to town on Sunday 23rd March.

One of the finest operas ever written, The Marriage of Figaro features sublime music and well-known arias.

Beautifully staged and sung in English, with elegant 18th century costumes, Figaro promises the audience an enchanting evening’s entertainment - whether you are a seasoned operagoers or new to the genre.

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Tickets are available from the box office on Mansfield 633133 or at www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre.

This performance is accompanied by a pre-performance talk from Artistic Director, Brendan Wheatley.

He will provide an insight into Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro production, as well as the trials and tribulations of touring opera the length and breadth of the country.

With a plot full of intrigue, The Marriage of Figaro recounts a single day in the palace of the Count Almaviva in Spain.

The Count has designs on one of his maids, Susanna, who is going to be married to Figaro, the Count’s valet.

Figaro, Susanna, and the Countess conspire to embarrass the Count and expose his infidelity.

At night, all find themselves on the palace grounds, where a comic series of cases of mistaken identity results.