THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
Gioachino Rossini
APRIL 17 TO MAY 22, 2015


On stage at the Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W., Toronto.
Performance time: 2 HRS 55 MINS including one intermission.
Sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™.


LOVE HAS A SENSE OF HUMOUR.

In the perfectly paced frenzy of this riotous romp, barber Figaro helps a lovesick nobleman win the woman of his dreams.


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CAST AND CREATIVE TEAMS

Figaro   Joshua Hopkins
Rosina
Serena Malfi (April 17, 19, 21, 26, 29, May 2, 13)
Cecelia Hall (May 7, 9, 19, 21, 22)

Almaviva
  Alek Shrader (April 17, 19, 21, 26, 29, May 2, 7, 13, 22)
Bogdan Mihai (May 9, 19, 21)

Bartolo   Renato Girolami (April 17, 19, 21, 26, 29, May 2, 7, 13, 22)
Nikolay Didenko (May 9, 19, 21)

Basilio   Robert Gleadow (April 17, 19, 21, 26, 29, May 2, 7, 13, 22)
Burak Bilgili (May 9, 19, 21)

     
Conductor:  
  Rory Macdonald
Production Team:   Els Comediants
Director:
  Joan Font
Associate Director:
  Tanya Kane-Perry
Set and Costume Designer:  
  Joan Guillén
Lighting Designer:
  Albert Faura
Choreographer:   Xevi Dorca
Chorus Master
  Sandra Horst

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With the COC Orchestra and Chorus

New COC co-production with Houston Grand Opera, Opéra National de Bordeaux and Opera Australia


(l-r) Renato Girolami as Doctor Bartolo and Joshua Hopkins as Figaro in the Canadian Opera Company production of The Barber of Seville, 2015. Photo: Michael Cooper

 

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Generously underwritten by The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation

 


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