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Work: Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)

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ComposerRossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
PeriodRomantic
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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StarnbergRoyal Water Music on the Starnberger Lake

Vivaldi, Mozart, Rossini
Munich Residenz Solisten; Members of the Munich Philharmonic

SavonlinnaThe Barber of Seville

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Frédéric Chaslin; Kari Heiskanen; Antti Mattila; Matti Hyökki; Laura Verrecchia; Tatarintsev Aleksey

LondonScherzo present: Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Scherzo present: Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Matthew O'Keeffe; Freeburn Sebastian; Holman Christopher; Margo Arsane; Benedict Nelson

StarnbergRoyal Water Music on the Starnberger Lake

Vivaldi, Albinoni, Mozart, Rossini
Munich Residenz Solisten; Members of the Munich Philharmonic

StarnbergRoyal Water Music on the Starnberger Lake

Vivaldi, Mozart, Rossini
Munich Residenz Solisten; Members of the Munich Philharmonic
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Laughter returns to Seville: a sparkling Barbiere revival

Hera Hyesang Park (Rosina) and Andrey Zhilikhovsky (Figaro) © Robert Workman
Cast changes and a revival director who sharpens up the action make all the difference to this revival of Rossini's *Barber of Seville* in Glyndebourne's opening weekend. 
****1
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Il barbiere di Siviglia: Flórez triumphs as Almaviva in Vienna

Juan Diego Flórez (Count Almaviva) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
A solid cast led by Juan Diego Flórez revives Günther Rennert’s production, which still amuses after more than 400 performances. 

Intrigue, disguise and the damnation of ageing

Dean Murphy (Figaro) and Sinead O'Kelly (Rosina) © Herwig Prammer
The renowned IOS is geared to young singers of fine merit and talent. It recently premiered a new production of Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia near Zurich.
***11
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Ruth Berghaus’ timeless Barbiere still charms at Unter den Linden

Jennifer Rivera (Rosina) and Colin Lee (Almaviva) © Monika Rittershaus (2010)
Marianne Crebassa and Maxim Mironov shine in a revival of Rossini’s masterpiece, for an evening of great fun.
***11
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“Let them eat cake!” A revolutionary Barbiere at DNO

Il barbiere di Siviglia at Dutch National Opera © Marco Borggreve | DNO 2018
Lotte de Beer’s Il barbiere di Siviglia for Dutch National Opera seems a surprisingly traditional spectacle... although it does come with a twist.
****1
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