Il barbiere di Siviglia

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




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.


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From the director of Il barbiere di Siviglia


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


"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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