Royal Academy Opera: Figaro

Monday, 02.11.2015 19:00, Hackney Empire


Further performances of RAO Figaro:
30 October 19:00 BOOK NOW
31 October 19:00 BOOK NOW
01 November 16:00 BOOK NOW

‘You can listen to the next generation of classical musicians at the Royal Academy of Music’ (Sunday Times), and now the opera stars of the future go to Hackney Empire to present Le nozze di Figaro, universally heralded as one of Mozart’s greatest masterworks. 

‘The Royal Academy of Music's opera can always be looked forward to because it never disappoints… the musical performance is invariably on a high level’
— The Spectator

Mozart Le nozze di Figaro

Jane Glover conductor
Janet Suzman director
Victoria Newlyn choreographer
Fotini Dimou designer
Jake Wiltshire lighting designer

Nika Goric Susanna
Richard Walshe Figaro
Robert Garland Bartolo
Helen Brackenbury Marcellina
Laura Zigmantaite Cherubino
Haobin Wang Count Almaviva
William Blake Basilio
Eve Daniell Countess Almaviva
Dominic Bowe Antonio
Alys Roberts Barbarina
Josh Baxter Don Curzio
The Academy reserves the right to alter castings.

Performed in Italian with surtitles

Conductor Jane Glover, the Academy’s Director of Opera, is a world authority in Mozart’s life and work.

This is the eagerly anticipated opera direction debut of Janet Suzman, renowned actor and director.

Tickets available from Hackney Empire Box Office.


Photo: Machiko Edmondson: Pirouette, 2013–15

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