S9: Figaro's Aria in Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Aired: 3/22/2015 | 0:01:48 | Clip
"Largo al factotum" is Figaro's entrance aria in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia. The opening lines translates as, "Make way for the factotum (servant) of the city, Hurrying to his shop since dawn is already here. Ah, what a fine life, what fine pleasure For a barber of quality!" Christopher Maltman is Figaro in the 2014 Metropolitan Opera production, airing on Great Performance at the Met.