The deception is revealed
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Così fan tutte: A beginner's guide to Mozart's operas
15. The deception is revealed
Alfonso drops the marriage contract at the feet of the returned officers who, after retrieving it from the floor, pretend to be shocked and surprised by its contents. Ferrando and Guglielmo leave only to return wearing their Albanian costumes with their officers’ uniforms. The sisters finally realise they have been fooled. Pictured: Miah Persson, Florian Boesch, Bo Skovhus, Isabel Leonard and Topi Lehtipuu at the Salzburg Festival, 2009.