Royal Academy of Music to Present ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

By David Salazar

The Royal Academy of Music will present “Le Nozze di Figaro” this March.

Starting on March 21, 2023, at the Susie Sainsbury Theatre, the production will be conducted by Alice Farnham and directed by Stephen Medcalf. Jamie Vartan will be the production designer while Simon Corder will act as the lighting designer.

The famed Mozart opera will run through March 24, 2023, for a total of four performances. The cast will be comprised of opera students from the Royal Academy of Music’s post-graduate program. Artists include Vitor Bispo, Luiza Willert, Michael Ronan, Georgia Mae Ellis, Choe Harris, Wonsick Oh, Magnus Walker, George Curnow, Jacob Phillips, Ellen Mawhinney, Cassandra Wright, Hovahannes Karapetyan, Angharad Rowlands, Rebecca Hart, Duncan Stenhouse, Samuel Kibble, and Henry Ross, among others.

The Royal Academy of Music’s opera department has previously presented productions of Stravinsky’s “The Rake’s Progress” (conducted by Trevor Pinnock and directed by Freddie Wake-Walker), Händel’s “Imeneo” (conducted by David Bates and directed by Paul Carr) Händel’s “Semele,” Ravel’s “L’enfant et les sortilèges and Jonathan Dove’s “Flight.”