[While, these days, Anna Bonitatibus is singing her last staged Cherubino at the Liceu and retires a much-beloved part in a much-beloved interpretation, the Circle of Mezzo Life comforts in that it continues (cue ‘Lion King’): Marianne Crébassa has, after the Bösch take depicted above, already added yet another Cherubino to her growing chain of broken Countess hearts. Or however you want to conceptualize that. – Marianne Crébassa (Cherubino) in Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro” as staged by David Bösch, Amsterdam 2016]
Please complete the multiple choice phrase for our smitten Cherubino:
“If it were me…”
a) …she might call you a Smurf.
b) …she might call you Smurfette.
c) …she might get you out of your jacket.
d) …all of the above.