Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” is one of the most important, most popular and most often performed works in the repertory of the Wiener Staatsoper. The opera was premiered in Vienna in 1786 and has since been performed more than 1,300 times in this city alone.

The Wiener Staatsoper presents “Le Nozze di Figaro” as its second new production this season. This new production is led by Music director Franz Welser-Möst and directed by French director Jean-Louis Martinoty. It replaces the 1977 production by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. The cast includes Sylvia Schwartz as Susanna, Dorothea Röschmann as Contessa d’Almaviva, Anna Bonitatibus as Cherubino, Erwin Schrott as Conte d’Almaviva and Luca Pisaroni as Figaro. More info