A double wedding
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Così fan tutte: A beginner's guide to Mozart's operas
14. A double wedding
A double wedding is arranged but just as the marriage contract is drawn up, military music alerts Dorabella and Fiordiligi to the return of Ferrando and Guglielmo. The “Albanians” run off to hide as Ferrando and Guglielmo – now changed out of their disguises – walk in. Pictured:Ana Maria Marinez in the role of Fiordiligi, Shawn Mathey as Ferrando, Thomas Allen as Don Alfonso, Sophie Koch as Dorabella, Helen Donath as Despina and Stephane Degout as Guglielmo at the Salzburg Festival, 2006.