The Marriage of Figaro

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Audiences demanded so many encores at the Prague performances of Mozart's opera Marriage of Figaro, that the Emperor ordered a ban on repeating the big numbers. The Berlin Philharmonic plays the Overture to The Marriage of Figaro in concert at the Philharmonie, with Sir Simon Rattle conducting.

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