In Review: Opera News hails Faircloth and Ferrante in Atlanta’s “Nozze”

“On April 4 the Atlanta Opera offered an exceedingly fast-paced rendition of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Stage director TARA FAIRCLOTH made her AO debut this night with distinction, creating an unstoppable momentum of manipulation and misunderstandings. . . JASON FERRANTE — a skilled character tenor who appeared in the Atlanta Opera’s recent production of Madama Butterfly — here reinvented himself as the greasy-haired Don Basilio. . . As Mozart and Beaumarchais intended to make a political statement about social class within Le Nozze di Figaro, likewise this production was so fresh that it had the ability to bridge yet another gap, entertaining the amateur and the opera aficionado alike.” -Opera News

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