ARTE to Stream ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ Starring Julie Fuchs & Andrè Schuen from Festival Aix-en-Provence

By Francisco Salazar

On July 9, ARTE TV will stream Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” from the Festival Aix-en-Provence in France.

The new production by Lotte de Beer marks stars Andrè Schuen as Figaro and Julie Fuchs as Susanna.

The cast also includes Gyula Orendt as Il Conte di Almaviva, Jacquelyn Wagner as La Contessa Almaviva, and Lea Desandre as Cherubino. Thomas Hengelbrock conducts the production which is rounded out by Monica Bacelli, Maurizio Muraro, Emiliano Gonzalez Toro, Elisabeth Boudreault, and Leonardo Galeazzi.

The stream will mark the second Lotte de Beer production ARTE broadcasts this year. Earlier in February, the director’s “Aida” was shown from the Paris Opera starring Jonas Kaufmann and Sondra Radvanovsky.

The stream is one of the three operas ARTE will broadcast this summer. The Aix-en-Provence International Lyric Art Festival and ARTE have had a long-standing association over the years.

The platform will also showcase “Innocence” and “Tristan und Isolde.” Mezzo.TV also broadcast the festival’s production of “Falstaff” by Barrie Kosky.