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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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Don Giovanni, Lorenzo Da Ponte, Figaro The Bulgarian National Opera, Bulgarian National Opera