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Sep. 11 2016

10/01/16 – Barber of Seville – 1pm

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San Francisco Opera

The Barber of Seville

Music by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Sung in Italian

front page photo credit: Cory Weaver

Cunning, clever, and big-hearted, Figaro is precisely the sort of person you want as a friend. His quick thinking proves invaluable in helping a young woman escape from the grasp of her guardian and into the arms of a noble suitor.

Spanish director Emilio Sagi’s buoyant and delightfully funny staging returns by popular demand. The cast stars the irresistible Daniela Mack, the ardent René Barbera and the charismatic Lucas Meachem in the title role. With its unfailingly charming and inventive score, this hilarious combination of vocal and visual fireworks is sure to enchant.

Figaro Lucas Meachem
Rosina Daniela Mack
Count Almaviva René Barbera
Doctor Bartolo Alessandro Corbelli
Don Basilio Andrea Silvestrelli
Berta Catherine Cook
Fiorello Edward Nelson
Ambrogio Efraín Solís
An officer Matthew Stump
Conductor Giuseppe Finzi
Production Emilio Sagi
Revival Director Roy Rallo
Set Designer Llorenç Corbella
Costume Designer Pepa Ojanguren
Lighting Designer Gary Marder
Chorus Director Ian Robertson
Choreographer Nuria Castejón

– See more at: http://sfopera.com/discover-opera/1516-season/the-barber-of-seville/#sthash.6Gj8CCY7.dpuf

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