Rossini’s The Barber of Seville

Rossini’s The Barber of Seville
Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre
50 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA Get Directions


Having trouble getting close to the woman you love? Don’t worry. Figaro can help, and he might just be the best wingman in all of opera!

Photo: Kelly & Massa for Opera Philadelphia

Charming and clever Rosina has captured the attention of two men: the older Dr. Bartolo and the wealthy Count Almaviva. Enter Seville’s barber, Figaro, who is enlisted by the Count to assist him in winning Rosina’s heart, and does so through a series of hilarious pranks and disguises.

2014 Opera Philadelphia Preview featuring Shoko Kambara’s production


Baritone Michael Adams, featured among ‘25 Rising Stars’ by Opera News, sings the famous “Figaro! Figaro! Figaro!” aria as the barber

Former Utah Opera Resident Artist mezzo-soprano Sarah Coit returns to the Capitol Theatre stage to perform the role of Rosina

Experience this hilarious opera through a colorful production set in the 1980s with scenery by Shoko Kambara and costumes by Amanda Seymour.

Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

Single-concert tickets for this performance are on sale June 14, 2019 at 10 AM.



Season Sponsor George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation


Gary Thor Wedow, conductor

Michael Adams, Figaro
Sarah Coit, Rosina
Matthew Grills, Count Almaviva
Kevin Burdette, Don Bartolo

Additional Info


GENERAL AGE GUIDELINE: Individuals ages five and older are welcome at this performance. Parents should ensure their children are able to sit quietly through the performance without disturbing others around them. No babes in arms will be admitted.

LATE SEATING POLICY: Late seating will be at an appropriate break in the concert, to be determined at a later date, or at intermission. More information on our late and re-entry policies is found here.

Artists and programs are subject to change.