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Nov. 20 2014

12/06/14 – The MET Begins! – The Barber of Seville @1pm

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Metropolitan Opera

Il Barbiere Di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini 
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini

Sung in Italian
Approximate running time 3 hrs. 0 min., with 1 intermission.

barber_met14In 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.

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Michele Mariotti
Rosina: Isabel Leonard
Count Almaviva: Lawrence Brownlee
Figaro: Christopher Maltman
Dr. Bartolo: Maurizio Muraro
Don Basilio: Paata Burchuladze

Production: Bartlett Sher
Set Designer: Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer: Christopher Akerlind

Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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