Le nozze di Figaro

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foto © Paolo Cairoli

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro

★★★☆☆

Milan, Teatro  alla Scala, 26 October 2016

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The disappointing tribute to Giorgio Strehler’s historic staging

At Glyndebourne in 2014, Frederic Wake-Walker presented an unconventional La finta giardiniera that made an impression, and now this staging of The Marriage of Figaro is his second opera production in a larger theatre, and his first in Italy. The 34-year-old British director has expressed his admiration for the late Italian director Giorgio Strehler’s historic staging and he pays tribute to the maestro referencing the armchair used in that legendary production – an ironic tribute, at least, seeing that Figaro crashes the armchair by jumping on it almost immediately…

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