Teatro Mayor Announces Cast Change for ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

By Francisco Salazar
Credit: Juan Diego Castillo

The Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo in Bogota, Colombia has announced a cast change for its production of “Le Nozze di Figaro.”

The company said that Günther Haumer will no longer sing the role of the Count of Almaviva and will be replaced by Marcelo Guzzo.

Guzzo has performed with the Teatro Mayor in a production of “Madama Butterfly.” He has previously performed the role of the Count with the Solis Theatre & Theatre of Fine Arts in Bogotá, Colombia. He is well known throughout the world having performed at the Teatro Solis, New York City Opera, Opera North, and Dallas Opera.

The bass-baritone joins a cast that includes Jose Antonio López, Julieth Lozano, Kate Royal, Valeriano Lanchas, and Laura Mosquera.

“Le Nozze di Figaro” opens on August 31 and runs through Sept. 4, 2022.