The Marriage of Figaro


Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91) 
Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte (1749-1838)

A cornerstone of the operatic repertoire,The Marriage of Figaro is one of the most famous operas ever written. A boisterous romantic comedy, the story intertwines well-known melodies with a wildly entertaining parade of identities mistaken, ruses gone awry, tables turned, and no end of surprises.

Mozart’s brilliant comic opera, sung in English, covers one “crazy day” in a nobleman’s court. Colorful sets and rich costumes showcase a cast of nationally known opera stars and full orchestra. Launching its tenth season, Rimrock Opera’s production is set for Saturday, September 20, at 7:30 and Sunday, September 21, at 3:00 PM at the Alberta Bair Theater.



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Cast Of Characters



Christopher Holmes, Count Almaviva

Diedra Walker, Countess Almaviva (Rosina)

Amy Logan, Susanna

Robert Aaron Taylor, Figaro

Meghan Dibble, Cherubino

Nancy Downing, Marcellina

Dennis Rupp, Don Bartolo

Isai Jess Muñoz, Don Basilio

Isai Jess Muñoz, Don Curizo

Erin Walker, Barbarina

Aaron Pagniano, Antonio

Michel Singher,  Conductor

Douglas Nagel,  Stage Director and Producer

Jill Port, Costume Designer

Kristen Reid,  Makeup and Wig Designer

Alex Heyneman,  Lighting Designer

Sandi Rabas,  Pianist

Chris Sheppard, Chorus Master