The Royal Opera: The Barber of Seville

SHOWING FROM
Sun 19 Feb 2023
PRICE:
£19.00 Full | £17.00 Concession | £8.50 U26

When Rosina falls in love with a mysterious young suitor who calls himself Lindoro, she must use all her cunning – and a little help from her local barber – to outwit her calculating guardian Dr Bartolo.

Expect heart-melting serenades, ridiculous disguises and a fairytale ending waiting just out of reach.

 

From the barber’s famous opening number ‘Largo al factotum,’ with its cry of ‘Figaro! Figaro!,’ to Rosina’s feisty aria ‘Una voce poco fa,’ Gioachino Rossini’s comic opera is a riotously entertaining affair. Rafael Payare makes his Royal Opera House debut conducting an outstanding international cast that includes Andrzej Filończyk, Aigul Akhmetshina, Laurence Brownlee and Bryn Terfel.

 

Music: Gioachino Rossini

Libretto: Cesare Sterbini

Directors: Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier

Set Designer: Christian Fenouillat

Costume Designer: Agostino Cavalca

Lighting Designer: Christophe Forey

 

Conducted by: Rafael Payare

 

Rosina: Aigul Akhmetshina

Figaro: Andrzej Filończyk

Count Almaviva: Lawrence Brownlee

Don Basilio: Bryn Terfel

Doctor Bartolo: Fabio Capitanucci

Berta: Ailish Tynan

Fiorello: Josef Jeongmeen Ahn

 

Royal Opera Chorus

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

 

Please note that this is an encore screening, and not a live broadcast


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