Rossini’s The Barber of Seville
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.
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. Some operas contain adult themes. Consider checking out What to Expect at the Opera to help you determine if an opera is right for your child. 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.