Opera

    Il barbiere di Siviglia

    Gioacchino Rossini

            
     

    Libretto: Cesare Sterbini, After "Le Barbeir de Seville" by Pierre-Augustin Beaumarchais

    First Performance:Teatro Argentina, Roma, February 20, 1816

    First Peformance at the Israeli Opera:  Novemer 29, 1988

    First Peformance of this production at the Israeli Opera: March 12, 2010

    Conductor           George Pehlivanian
    David Sebba
    Director Mariame Clement
    Revival Director Niv Hoffman
    Set and Costume Designer Julia Hansen
    Lighting Designer Jacques Battocletti

     

    Soloists          

       

    Figaro Olivier Grand
    Borja Quiza
    Rosina Chen Reiss
    Hila Baggio
    Almaviva Joan Jose Lopera
    Javier Abreau
    Bartolo Lionel Peintre
    Enric Martinez Castignani
    Don Basilio Ugo Guagliardo
    Yuri Kissin
    Berta Shira Raz
    Ayala Zimbler
    Fiorello Noah Briger
    Officer Yair Goren


    The Israeli Opera Chorus

    Conductor: Yishai Steckler

    The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

    Sung in Italian

    Surtitles in English and Hebrew

    Surtitles: Israel Ouval

    Length of performance: approx. three hours

    A musical and visual feast in Rossini's comic masterpiece. Figaro helps Count Almaviva woo and marry Rosina, the ward of Dr. Bartolo who intends to marry her himself.

    Synopsis

    For Further Reading:

    From the director of Il barbiere di Siviglia


    Dates

    Fri 12.3.10 (13:00), Sat 13.3.10 (20:00), Sun 14.3.10 (20:00), Tues 16.3.10 (20:00),

    Thurs 18.3.10 (20:00), Fri 19.3.10 (13:00), Sat 20.3.10 (20:00), Sun 21.3.10 (20:00),

    Tues 23.3.10 (20:00), Wed 24.3.10 (20:00), Thurs 25.3.10 (20:00) Fri 26.3.10 (13:00), Sat 27.3.10 (20:30)

    Ticket Prices: 175/237/304/378/428 Nis
    *15 Nis more for Saturday night performances
     

    Towards Opening: Sat 6.3.10 (11:00)

    Ticket Price: 70 Nis

     Before the show back stage tours: Tues 16.3 (19:00), Sat 20.3 (19:00), 
                                                          
                                                          Tues 23.3 (19:00), Wed 24.3 (19:00)

    Ticket Price: 25 Nis

    Opera Talkback: Sat 13.3, Thurs 18.3, Tues 23.3, Wed 24.3


    Reviews

    "This wonderful modern production features a superb design by Julia Hansen who also did the delightful costumes and a most creative and innovative young director, Mariame Clement who was the star of the evening."  (BC Culture)


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