Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Conductor, Christofer Macatsoris
Stage Director, David Gately

November 9–24, 2019


AVA opens its 85th opera season with Mozart’s comic masterpiece. Figaro and Susanna’s plans to marry go awry as their philandering employer, the Count, attempts to seduce Susanna. With the aid of the Countess, Susanna outwits them all in a day of disguise, mix-up and ultimately, marriage!

Sung in Italian with English supertitles

Le Nozze di Figaro Cast

(In order of vocal appearance)

Figaro, the Count’s valet – Brent Michael Smith
Susannathe Countess’ maid, betrothed to Figaro  Aubry Ballarò
Bartolo, a doctor from Seville – Cody Müller
Marcellina, Bartolo’s housekeeper – Chelsea Laggan
Cherubino, the Count’s page  Pascale Spinney
Il Conte di Almaviva – Timothy Murray
Basilio – Zachary Rioux
La Contessa di Almaviva – Kara Mulder
Don Curzio, a magistrate – Sahel Salam
Barbarina – Emily Margevich
Antonio – Griffen Hogan Tracy
Chorus: Abraham Bretón, Yihan Duan, Daniel Gallegos, Mackenzie Gotcher, Rebecca Gulinello, Renée Richardson, Anne Marie Stanley, Griffen Hogan Tracey

Meet the Artists
Brent Michael Smith ’20
bass
Figaro
Aubry Ballarò
soprano
Susanna
Cody Müller
bass
Bartolo
Chelsea Laggan
mezzo-soprano
Marcellina
Pascale Spinney
mezzo-soprano
Cherubino
Timothy Murray ’19
baritone
Il Conte di Almaviva
Zachary Rioux
tenor
Basilio
Kara Mulder ’21
soprano
La Contessa di Almaviva
Sahel Salam
tenor
Don Curzio
Emily Margevich
soprano
Barbarina
Griffen Hogan Tracy
bass
Antonio, Chorus
Abraham Bretón ’20
tenor
Chorus
Yihan Duan
soprano
Chorus
Daniel Gallegos
baritone
Chorus
Mackenzie Gotcher ’20
tenor
Chorus
Rebecca Gulinello ’20
soprano
Chorus
Renée Richardson
soprano
Chorus
Anne Marie Stanley
mezzo-soprano
Chorus
Sponsors

This production is underwritten by a generous contribution from Victoria Eckert Zoellner.