Opera San Jose revisits the “Marriage of Figaro”

By Mort Levine [San Jose Mercury, 10 February 2010]
If you sit back and simply take in the “heavenly frivolities” of Mozart’s masterpiece, “The Marriage of Figaro,” with its rapid fire array of eminently memorable melodies, you might well miss the undercurrent of sexual tension and class resentment between nobles and those who serve them.