The Music Plays On — Mozart Le nozze di Figaro

This week I’ll be focusing on great works of art that began life as political commentary and I can’t think of a more appropriate piece than Mozart’s opera, Le nozze di Figaro. There are many who consider this to be the most perfect of operas, containing in equal measure entertainment, social commentary, and music of the highest order. While I’m not one for hyperbole, I’m not going to disagree!