Love makes fools of us all.
Guglielmo and Ferrando naively insist that their girlfriends Fiordiligi and Dorabella could never fall for other men, and the two women believe that their suitors are the hottest catches in town. When the jaded Don Alfonso and housemaid Despina team up to prove the young couples wrong, though, things are primed for an epic battle of the sexes.
Set to some of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s most beautiful music, Così fan tutte embraces the line between romantic comedy and social satire.
The final opera of the Mozart-Da Ponte trilogy promises a night of fun, laughter and ridiculous romantic dilemmas with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. Director Tara Branham and conductor Jeri Lynne Johnson make their mainstage OTSL debuts with a sexy new staging that transports the 18th-century story to a World War II setting.