Rehearsals of Il barbiere di Siviglia underway at Paris Opera

Riccardo Frizza conducts Damiano Michieletto’s exciting production of the Rossini masterpiece Il barbiere di Siviglia, opening on January 24 at Opéra Bastille in Paris.

Il barbiere di Siviglia sees soprano Olga Kulchynska as Rosina, René Barbera and Levy Sekgapane as the young Count Almaviva, and Massimo Cavalletti and Florian Sempey alternating the role of Figaro. The production also features performances by Simone Del Savio (Bartolo), Nicolas Testé (Basilio), Pietro Di Bianco (Fiorello), Julie Boulianne (Berta), and Olivier Ayault (officer).

Performances begin on January 24, and return January 27, 30; February 1, 4, 7, 9, 13, and 16.