Feisty Figaro

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In Mozart's opera "The Marriage of Figaro," a tyrannical Count is brough to his knees by his scheming household, headed up by Figaro. Author Will Berger explains that if you listen between the lines, you can hear much of the deception and scheming right there in Mozart's music. Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel (brin TAIR-vell) sings Figaro's first act Cavatina. And Nicholaus Harnoncourt leads the Royal Concertgebouw orchestra and soloists in a scene from act two.

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