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Opera Film Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Hosted by a member of the Beijing Movie Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Thu 29 Oct 19:00 - 22:00

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Il Barbiere di Siviglia is an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with a libretto by Cesare Sterbini. The libretto was based on Pierre Beaumarchais's comedy Le Barbier de Séville Protected content . It is said that Rossini wrote the opera in only two weeks.

Il Barbiere di Siviglia is a humorous comic opera with dozens of gags and vivid portrait of characters. The story takes place in Seville during the 17th century. Figaro, a clever barber, devises a variety of ways for the young Count Almaviva and the beautiful girl Rosina to meet, talk and ultimately become a wonderful happy couple.

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia
Orchestra & Chorus of The Royal Opera House
Antonio Pappano
Juan Diego Florez (Count Almaviva), Joyce DiDonato (Rosina), Pietro Spagnoli (Figaro), Alessandro Corbelli (Doctor Bartolo), Ferruccio Furlanetto (Don Basilio), Jennifer Rhys-Davies (Berta), Changhan Lim (Fiorello), Bryan Secombe (Ambrogio), Christoper Lackner (Officer), Andrew Macnair (Notary)

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