DetailsIl barbiere di Siviglia
. A young English aristocrat arrives in Seville to woo the lovely Rosina. However, she is being pursued by an unscrupulous older man, Bartolo and it is only with the ingenious help of the quick thinking barber, Figaro, that the situation is rescued. Performances end at approximately 22:25Performers Riccardo Simonetti (Figaro), Lesley Garrett (Rosina), Mark Le Brocq (Count Almaviva), Gordon Sandison (Dr Bartolo), Mark Beesley (Don Basilio), Catherine Savory (Berta), Toby Stafford-Allen (Fiorello).
Music Rossini. Lyrics Sterbini (after [Beaumarchais]). Company English National Opera. Conductor Mark Shanahan. Director Jonathan Miller (original director). Director Ian Rutherford (revival director). Design Tanya McCallin). Lighting Tom Mannings. Translation Amanda Holden. Translation Anthony Holden.