The Barber of Seville

August 12, 2017
 
Los Angeles Opera performs The Barber of Seville

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From the Los Angeles Opera website

Dashing Count Almaviva has lost his heart to the spunky Rosina, whose doddering guardian is determined to marry her himself. It’s Figaro to the rescue, as the resourceful barber conjures up wacky schemes and strategies to unite the young lovers.

A topnotch cast sails through the score’s bel canto glories, thrilling the audience as characters that are just as vivid today as when they first took the stage. Rossini’s razor-sharp musical wit glints through every scene of this delicious comedy, one of the most playful and popular in the entire operatic repertoire.

"A lyrical, sweeping Barber!" - Los Angeles Times

"Pure comedic entertainment from beginning to end!" - LAist.com


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