A Deep Dive into The Marriage of Figaro

Join the cast of Opera Ithaca's upcoming production of The Marriage of Figaro to go behind the scenes of the music and artistry of one of Mozart's most beloved comic operas in this engaging music salon

Le nozzi di Figaro

This FLEFF music salon features  interactive conversations with the cast and production team of Opera Ithaca's The Marriage of Figaro to reveal the secrets powering Mozart's music, moderated by Patrick Hansen


​Countess Almaviva: Donata Cucinotta
Count Almaviva: John Allen Nelson
Cherubino: Kara Cornell
Bartolo: David Neal
Marcellina: Alyce Daubenspeck
Basilio/Curzio: Brad Bickhardt*
Barbarina: Megnot Toggia*
*Indicates member of Opera Ithaca Apprentice Artist Program

​Creative Team

​Director: Ben Robinson
Conductor: Andy Anderson
Chorus Master: Mary Holzhauer
Costumes and Properties: Elizabeth Kitney


Le Nozze di Figaro
The Marriage of Figaro

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte
Premiere: Burgtheater, Vienna 1786

April 8, 2022 at 7:00 PM
ApriL 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM
Hamblin Hall
Community School for Music and Arts
330 East State Street, Ithaca

Tickets on sale here: https://opera-ithaca.ticketleap.com/le-nozze-di-figaro/ 

Based on the play by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

Sung in Italian with English Supertitles
Approximately 2.5 hours with 2 intermissions

​Mozart's comedic masterpiece cuts to the quick in 2022 with Beaumarchais' beloved characters scheming and singing through suburban America. Join us for this story of infidelity, laughter, and redemption, with Opera Ithaca's signature outside-of-the-box flare.

Opera Ithaca

This event is a FLEFF collaboration with Opera Ithaca.  Opera Ithaca is a professional opera company based in Ithaca, New York. Co-founded in 2014 by Zachary James and Lynn Craver, Opera Ithaca is now in its the seventh season.

Opera Ithaca opened its doors with Bartok's BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE and has gone on to produce DON GIOVANNI, DIE FLEDERMAUS, ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO, THUMBPRINT, CENERENTOLA, HAMLET, SONG FROM THE UPROAR, PAGLIACCI, LA BOHÈME, CENDRILLON, the professional premiere of IL SOGNO by Kristin Hevner Wyatt, and the world premiere of BILLY BLYTHE by Bonnie Montgomery. In addition to stage productions, Opera Ithaca is committed to providing a consistent venue for classical vocal music and programs concerts and community outreach events in Ithaca and the surrounding region.