Rossini

The Barber of Seville

Caught between a conniving older man, who would abuse his position of power over her to marry her for her money, and an attractive, mysterious younger man, who pursues her in a series of charming and seductive disguises, Rosina faces a choice between a secure but loveless future or a step into the unknown following a passion that comes with no guarantees. Aided by the clever Figaro, will Count Almaviva convince her that his love is true?

With music that is joyful, witty and exhilarating, The Barber of Seville is the juiciest of romantic comedies.

Tour Details

23 Feb, 2008 Navan Solstice Arts Centre
26 Feb, 2008 Derry Millennium Forum
28 Feb, 2008 Dundalk An Tain Arts Centre
01 Mar, 2008 Tallaght Civic Theatre
04 Mar, 2008 Limerick LIT Millennium Theatre
06 Mar, 2008 Tralee Siamsa Tire
08 Mar, 2008 Cork Cork Opera House

"Marvellously witting and entertaining...gloriously intricate music."
The Newsletter, NI Opera
"For those who think opera is not for them, this could change their mind - and those who love the artform will certainly not be disappointed."
Cork Evening Echo

Production Information

Creative Team

Director Bill Bankes-Jones
Conductor Roy Laughlin
Designer David Craig
Lighting Design Kevin Treacy

Cast

Figaro Owen Gilhooly
Rosina Doreen Curran
Almaviva Niall Morris
Berta Mary O'Sullivan
Bartolo Martin Higgins
Basilio Gerard O'Connor
Fiorello Gavin Ring


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