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The Barber of Seville in Norway

December 21.–February 20

The Barber of Seville

Following two seasons of great success in the Second House, The Barber of Seville is now coming to the Main House. 871 more words


Il barbiere di Siviglia in Slovakia

Gioacchino Rossini

Il barbiere di Siviglia

Comic opera in two acts in the Italian language

Author of photos: Anton Sládek, 2013

Plan of performances

Thursday 18. 1,144 more words


A Bel Canto Bonanza — The Met Presents Bellini’s ‘La Sonnambula’ and ‘I Puritani,’ Rossini’s ‘La Cenerentola,’ and Donizetti’s ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’

Figaro Here, Figaro There, Figaro Everywhere

How much has the modern operatic repertoire changed over the years? How about the last half-century or more? Consulting one of my prized possessions, the Metropolitan Opera Guild’s 1948 edition of the… 2,830 more words


What a Selfish Turk

In honor of Juilliard‘s performances of Rossini‘s 1814 comic opera Il Turco in Italia this week (glowingly reviewed at Parterre), here are some famous depictions of Turkey in opera.  164 more words



ART BOOKS are often oversize tomes appropriate for display on coffee tables, but I have a trio of them that would fit in a single pocket. 608 more words

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Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Metropolitan Opera in New York

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Metropolitan Opera, NYC

Tuesday, November 18, 2014   7:30 pm

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 0 min.

In Bartlett Sher’s effervescent production of Rossini’s most popular opera, Isabel Leonard is the beautiful and feisty Rosina, who won’t be kept under lock and key. 841 more words


I Guess Opera can still Shock...

This weekend, the Met Opera gave it’s last performance of what became the hot button cultural event of the season here in New York, John Adam… 420 more words