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ROSSINI / STERBINI

The Barber of Seville

Her Majesty's Theatre

11 Nov - 20 Nov 2021

TICKETS

From $80*
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A Co-Production between Opera Queensland, Seattle Opera and New Zealand Opera

A love-sick Count, a feisty young woman, and a barber with a cunning plan.

Rossini’s comic masterpiece The Barber of Seville is a giddy romp along the path to true love, by way of serenades, ridiculous disguises, and trickery. If love makes a fool of us all, then this popular opera-buffa is one of the greats. Imprisoned by her ghastly guardian, the savvy Rosina is no match for lock and key, especially when the fast-talking, flashy Figaro turns up and promises to help her find the man of her dreams. This vivid and vivacious production features a dazzling collection of Australia’s opera stars, including Morgan Pearse as Figaro, John Longmuir as the Count, and introducing Natasha Wilson as Rosina.

Production Partner

Conductor
Graham Abbott
Director
Lindy Hume
Designer
Tracy Grant Lord
Lighting
Matthew Marshall

Count Almaviva
John Longmuir
Bartolo
Douglas McNicol
Rosina
Natasha Wilson
Figaro
Morgan Pearse*
Basilio
Pelham Andrews
Berta
Teresa La Rocca
Fiorello
Jeremy Tatchell
Ambrogio
Nicholas Cannon
with

State Opera Chorus
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

*Morgan Pearse appears courtesy of Peter & Pamela McKee

*A one-off service + handling fee of $8.95 applies per transaction regardless of the number or value of items purchased.
*Seating: This show is ticketed at a 75% theatre capacity, meaning you will be seated next to others, be they family, friends, or other opera goers.

  • Duration 2h 45m (including interval)
  • Suitability G
    • Italian
  • Surtitles English
  • Hearing Loop Yes
  • Accessible Venue Yes