Il Barbiere Di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Sung in Italian
Approximate running time 3 hrs. 0 min., with 1 intermission.
In Bartlett Sher’s effervescent production of Rossini’s most popular opera, Isabel Leonard is the beautiful and feisty Rosina, who won’t be kept under lock and key. Lawrence Brownlee is her conspiring flame, Almaviva, and Christopher Maltman is the omnipotent barber, Figaro. Michele Mariotti conducts.
Production: Bartlett Sher
Set Designer: Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer: Christopher Akerlind
Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera