"She was Mozart's Susanna. Carmen was the Countess Rosina."
The Marriage of Figaro - Credit: A. Linton, Gustave Janet
Two characters from The Marriage of Figaro
, one of Mozart
's most popular operas. Susanna is maid to the Countess Rosina and the fiancée of Figaro.
In the picture, Susanna (standing) and the Countess (seated) are disguising the Count's page, Cherubino, as a woman to trick the Count into a compromising position.
Listen on Spotify to a duet between Susanna and Countess Rosina.