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. Original production supported by Friends of ENO. Running time 2 hrs 55 minsPerformers Leslie John Flanagan (Figaro), Victoria Simmonds (Rosina), Alison Roddy (Rosina from Nov 12), Fredrik Strid (Count Almaviva), Colin Lee (Count Almaviva from Nov 12), Andrew Shore (Dr Bartolo), Jonathan Lemalu (Don Basilio), Graeme Danby (Don Basilio from Nov 12), Yvonne Howard (Berta), Toby Stafford-Allen (Fiorello), Paul Napier-Burrows (Fiorello from Nov 12).
Music Rossini. Lyrics Sterbini (after [Beaumarchais]). Company English National Opera. Conductor David Pary. Conductor Alex Ingram (Oct 29/Nov 12-28). Director Jonathan Miller (original director). Director Ian Rutherford (revival director). Design Tanya McCallin. Lighting Tom Mannings. Translation Amanda Holden. Translation Anthony Holden.