Frustrated wife contending with age? Check. Iconic trouser role of libidinous young buck? Yes. Genius composer at the height of his powers? That too. Check out our feature exploring the connections and similarities between Le Nozze di Figaro and Der Rosenkavalier.
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This feature was first published online and in the Met's Playbill in October 2009.