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Cornell at the Opera: Le Nozze di Figaro

Cornell at the Opera: Le Nozze di Figaro
Saturday, March 26, 2016

A profoundly humane comedy, Le Nozze di Figaro is a remarkable marriage of Mozart’s music at the height of his genius and one of the best librettos ever set. In adapting a play that caused a scandal with its revolutionary take on 18th-century society, librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte focused less on the original topical references and more on the timeless issues embedded in the frothy drawing-room comedy. Come join us to explore this opera over brunch with Cornell’s Department of Music Professor Rebecca Harris-Warrick!

Date: Saturday, March 26, 2016
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. brunch and opera discussion
12:15 p.m. departure to the MET
1:00 p.m. show time
Cost: $175 per person
Location: The Cornell Club-New York, 6 E 44th Street, New York, NY
*Cornell Club-New York house members can register for $150 by contacting Raechel Walker (r.walker@cornellclubnyc.com)

With questions regarding the event or registration, contact Claire Stack at cms362@cornell.edu

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