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. Sung in English. Running time approx 3 hours.Performers Deanne Meek (Rosina), Carole Wilson (Berta), Nicholas Sales (Count Almaviva), Garry Magee (Figaro), Eric Roberts (Doctor Bartolo), Richard Angas (ex Feb 25/28 Mar 3/6/11), Mark Ashmore (Feb 25/28 Mar 3/6/11).
Music Rossini. Lyrics Sterbini (after [Beaumarchais]). Company Opera North. Conductor Wyn Davies (ex Mar 3/6/11). Conductor Martin Fitzpatrick (Mar 3/6/11). Director Giles Havergal. Design Russell Craig. Costume Russell Craig. Lighting Gerry Jenkinson. Translation Robert David MacDonald.