A ëFigaroí With Youth, Agility and Eros

Oropresa_Lisette.pngBy ALLAN KOZINN [NY Times, 4 October 2007]
For a while, the return of Mozartís ìNozze di Figaroî to the Metropolitan Opera stage promised at least one interesting quirk: Isabel Bayrakdarian was to sing Susanna, Figaroís bride, though she is very visibly pregnant. A pregnant Susanna being chased by the Count and flirted with by Cherubino would have given the story a different spin.