Amanda Pabyan interprets Susanna as a capable, strong young woman, one who can surmount hurdles that threaten to keep her from marrying her true love. Her Act II aria as she puts girl’s clothes on the lusty Cherubino, a pants role played perfectly by Irene Roberts, reveals her perfect comic timing. In Act IV, in the garden of the count’s castle, Pabyan pulls all the emotional stops, praising nighttime and nature, then, calling for her lover, a ruse to tease Figaro, who is spying on her. – The Post – Standard
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