Le Nozze di Figaro – Instead of Christmas

Instead of Christmas, I propose music: Mozart’s opera Le Nozze Di Figaro offers actual moments of contentment. Le Nozze di Figaro - Instead of ChristmasThe finale of this opera closes with the players singing of forgiveness and peace, music so beautiful that you wish it might go on forever – which is what Icelandic performance artist Ragnar Kjartansson proposed to do in his show, Bliss. Le Nozze di Figaro - Instead of ChristmasThe performance, solely devoted to this 4-minute section, went for 12 straight hours, the performers singing this pure and wonderful section over and over.Le Nozze di Figaro - Instead of ChristmasI dream that Mr. Kjartannson will consider bringing this exceptional work back – and maybe even make it longer.