Teatro Real Announces Production Change for ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

By Francisco Salazar

The Teatro Real in Madrid has changed its production of “Le Nozze di Figaro.”

The company announced that the originally announced production by Lotte de Beer will be replaced by Claus Guth’s staging fromthe 2006 Salzburg Festival.

The Guth production will mark the fourth staging from the director at the Teatro Real under Artistic Director Joan Matabosch. Guth has already directed “Parsifal,” “Rodelinda,” and “Don Giovanni” in Madrid.

“Le Nozze di Figaro” opens on April 22 and will be conducted by Ivor Bolton. The cast will include André Schuen, María José Moreno, Julie Fuchs, Rachel Wilson, and Vito Priante in the first cast and Joan Martín-Royo, Miren Urbieta-Vega, Elena Sancho Pereg, Thomas Oliemans, and Maite Beaumont in the second.

The opera is set to be performed 13 times through May 12, 2022.