Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” had its world premiere on May 1, 1786, and is widely considered one of the greatest operas of all time.
Aside from Mozart’s iconic music, the characters of the story are what make it so unforgettable. Whether it be the power-hungry Count or the brilliant Susanna, or the impetuous Cherubino, these characters are brimming with unforgettable life. They are complex, unique, and a ton of fun and make Mozart and Da Ponte’s four-act opera whiz by when performed by those able to take on its wondrous challenges.
So in honor of the anniversary of this masterwork, here’s a little quiz to see which of the iconic characters of the opera would best fit you?