The Marriage of Figaro

Dates: May 8, 2022

Meets: Su from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Willson Auditorium

OLLI Member: $0.00

Intermountain Opera Bozeman offers a discussion and open rehearsal of The Marriage of Figaro. Learn more about Mozart's most beloved comedy and Intermountain Opera's unique "Downton Abbey" inspired production from stage director Crystal Manich. Watch artistic director Michael Sakir work in rehearsal with the singers and orchestra.

P&P's are a collaborative program offered to OLLI at MSU and MSU Retiree Association members.

Free and open to the public. No advance registration or tickets are required.

Fee:   $0.00

Willson Auditorium

404 W Main Street, Bozeman, MT

Michael Sakir

Conductor Michael Sakir has been praised for his artistic authority, fluidity of expression, and "great delicacy of feeling." He serves as Interim Artistic Director of Intermountain Opera Bozeman and Music Director of the Opera Company of Middlebury, Vermont. He recently completed his fourth and final season as Music Director of Opera Memphis. He was deeply involved in the company's groundbreaking civic practice programs, community partnerships, and commissioning projects. In the 2021-2022 season, Sakir conducts "The Barber of Seville" and "Le nozze di Figaro" with Intermountain Opera Bozeman and Tchaikovsky's rarely heard masterpiece "The Maid of Orleans" with the Opera Company of Middlebury. Sakir holds bachelor's degrees in piano performance and music history from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and a graduate degree in orchestral conducting from The Boston Conservatory. He was a participant in the 2017 OPERA America Leadership Intensive. He is a native of Northern California.


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