Our Sydney summer of Mozart draws to a close with a bittersweet portrayal of young love, Così fan tutte.
This is Mozart at his most romantic, most intimate, most exquisite. This is music that gets to the heart of what it is to love.
Jim Sharman’s production showcases a new generation of theatrical wizards. Ralph Myers is set designer, Gabriela Tylesova has created the fabulous frocks and video artist Mic Gruchy takes the live action into another dimension. With a young cast and a fresh English translation, this is a playful and surprising production.
Don Alfonso bets his two young friends that their girlfriends will cheat on them, given half a chance. They are confident their lovers will stay true. But there’s no harm in playing a little game to test them out. Or is there?
2012 details and tickets: Sydney (8 -26 March)