“Le Nozze di Figaro” is undoubtedly one of the most iconic works in the opera canon.
It had its world premiere on May 1, 1786 and has, in the eyes of many, gone on to become the greatest opera ever written. It’s easy to see why this might be a consensus pick. It features incredible music, fascinating characters, enduring themes, all packaged in fantastic dramatic movement and development.
In this week’s quiz, we shift focus to the particulars of the opera’s score and structure, particularly in the music. As always have fun!