The well-loved and popular opera The Marriage of Figaro is coming to town. It is known for its wonderful twists and plots that fill the stage with lust, laughs love and drama. It makes a mockery of the aristocrats of the time and creates heroes of the working class servants Figaro and Susanna.
The performance is being staged by Opera Hunter at Maitland Town Hall at 2pm on Sunday July 10 and will be performed in English.
The Marriage of Figaro is an opera buffa in four acts composed in 1786 by Mozart.
The role of Figaro will be played by Alex Sefton who has been touring with Opera Australia’s The Magic Flute and The Barber of Seville for the past two years. Exquisite young, accomplished soprano Ashlee Woodgate will play the role of Susanna.
Jared Lillehagen also of Opera Australia will play the role of the Count, and his beloved Countess will be played by soprano Georgia Hall. Georgia has been in many productions as part of the Pacific Opera
The production is sure to translate into unforgettable entertainment for people of all ages. It is definitely one of Mozart's most entertaining works.
Tickets are $35 for adults, $30 concession, $80 for family.
Tickets are available online at www.stickytickets.com.au/operahunter/events?page=1
Fill in the form to go in the draw to win a double pass to the Maitland performance.
Competition closes midday June 30. Winners will be notified by phone.