The Barber of Seville
11/2/2019, 11/5/2019, 11/8/2019, 11/10/2019
FIGARO, FIGARO, FI-GA-RO!
THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Premiered February 20, 1816, Teatro Argentina (Rome, Italy)
Opera Colorado kicks off the 2019-20 season with this laugh-out-loud comedy, featuring some of the most memorable tunes in all opera—including Figaro's famous "Largo al factotum," Rosina's "Una voce poco fa," and more. Packed with punchlines, this rapid-fireprequel to The Marriage of Figaro features the mischievous barber Figaro at his most cunning, in a whimsical Art Deco production.
November 2, 5, 8, 10 | 2019
The Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex
Performed in Italian, with English and Spanish subtitles at every seat
Estimated Length: Three hours, including one 20-minute intermission
Sets and costumes from Pacific Opera Victoria