HUM120FIGARO - Annie O'Brien HUM 120 Dr. Ian Wilson 9 March...

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Annie O’Brien HUM 120 Dr. Ian Wilson  9 March 2007 Mozart and da Ponte’s The Marriage of Figaro The Bulgarian National Opera’s performance of The Marriage of Figaro  was, in my  opinion, very well-done considering the smaller budget and availability of talent  compared to the movie version. The performers were talented overall, with a few actors  leaving quite an impression. The actress playing Susanna was especially convincing, and  her skills as both an actress and a singer left a strong impression on audience members,  which was especially apparent during her standing ovation. Also, the interpretation of  the opera was another interesting aspect. Comedic scenes were done very deliberately  with dramatic movements and expressions, perhaps to make more subtle jokes more  apparent to an audience that may be unaccustomed to operatic performances. I think 
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