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 with English titlesPerformers Katie Bray (Rosina), Nicholas Watts (Count Almaviva), Gavan Ring (Figaro), Eric Roberts (Doctor Bartolo), Alastair Miles (Don Basilio not Nov 17/19), Dean Robinson (Don Basilio Nov 17/19), Victoria Sharp (Berta), Nicholas Butterfield (Fiorello), Jeremy Peaker (Ambrogio), Stephen Dowson (Officer), Gordon Shaw (Notary).
Music Rossini. Lyrics Sterbini (after [Beaumarchais]). Producer Opera North. Conductor Stuart Stratford. Conductor Timothy Burke. Director Giles Havergal. Design Russell Craig. Costume Russell Craig. Lighting Gerry Jenkinson.