WNO: The Barber of Seville
May 13 @ 12:00 am UTC-5
Washington National Opera: The Barber of Seville
Saturday, April 28, 2018 – Saturday, May 19, 2018
“Figaro! Figaro! Fiiigarooo!” Can the sharp-witted barber of Seville help Count Almaviva woo the beautiful Rosina away from a bumbling doctor? A stellar cast joins this WNO revival of Rossini’s delightful comedy–one of the most beloved opera masterpieces of all time, boasting uproarious laughs and sensational music in equal measure.
COME EARLY FOR FREE OPERA INSIGHTS
Informative and entertaining, Opera Insights take you inside the composer’s mind, behind the scenes of planning a production, and into the history and social context of each opera.
These lectures are free, but patrons must present a ticket from any performance of The Barber of Seville.
Most Opera Insights begin 1 hour before the performance and last 20–25 minutes. Musicologist Saul Lilienstein‘s Opera Insights, scheduled for Wednesday, May 2, begins 1 hour and 15 minutes before the performance and last 35–40 minutes:
POST-PERFORMANCE TALKBACKS WITH THE ARTISTS
Don’t miss your opportunity to engage directly with our artists and share your thoughts on the experience you just had! Here’s your chance to ask questions and get the inside scoop on the production from members of the cast and creative team.
All discussions begin immediately after the performance and are free with your ticket.
The Barber of Seville Talkback Dates:
Monday, May 7
Sunday, May 13