The Mairiage o Figaro

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Le nozze di Figaro
The Mairiage o Figaro
Opera bi W. A. Mozart
Ramberg figaro 1.jpg
Early 19t-century engravin depictin Coont Almaviva an Susanna in act 3
Librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte
Leid Italian
Based on Le Mariage de Figaro
bi Pierre Beaumarchais
Premiere 1 Mey 1786 (1786-05-01)
Burgtheater, Vienna

The Mairiage o Figaro (Italian: Le nozze di Figaro, pronounced [le ˈnɔttse di ˈfiːɡaro]), K. 492, is an opera buffa (comic opera) in fower acts componed in 1786 bi Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, wi an Italian libretto written bi Lorenzo Da Ponte. It premiered at the Burgtheater in Vienna on 1 Mey 1786. The opera's libretto is based on a stage comedy bi Pierre Beaumarchais, La folle journée, ou le Mariage de Figaro ("The Mad Day, or The Mairiage o Figaro"), which wis first performed in 1784. It tells hou the servants Figaro an Susanna succeed in gettin mairied, foilin the efforts o thair filanderin employer Coont Almaviva tae seduce Susanna an teachin him a lesson in fidelity.