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Articles tagged with "il barbiere di siviglia"

Watch: How to sing Rossini with Mark Elder

18 November 2014

Conductor Mark Elder and mezzo-soprano Rachel Kelly explore the music of Rossini through Il barbiere di Siviglia.

How to Stage an Opera: Escape from Il barbiere di Siviglia

2 October 2014

The enclosed set of The Royal Opera's production of Rossini's masterpiece heightens the comedy and the pathos.

Stormy weather: How opera composers use musical maelstroms

23 September 2014

Storms as a narrative and compositional device in Rigoletto, Idomeneo and Il barbiere di Siviglia.

Your Reaction: Il barbiere di Siviglia

20 September 2014

What did you think of Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s production of Rossini's iconic comedy opera?

Il barbiere di Siviglia Musical highlight: The Act I finale

18 September 2014

Rossini scales new comic heights in this brilliant finale, a tangled web of farce that shows off his skill in writing for ensembles.

Laughing out loud: Some of our favourite comedy moments in opera

18 September 2014

Opera isn't all tragic sopranos and tormented tenors, as these five classic comic moments prove.

Rossini vs the music industry: How the composer quietly subverted the 1800s mainstream

10 September 2014

Straitjacketed by musical and theatrical convention, how did Rossini create one operatic masterpiece, let alone ten?

Opera Essentials: Il barbiere di Siviglia

5 September 2014

Our quick guide to Rossini's comic masterpiece, The Barber of Seville.

Watch: Joyce DiDonato on performing Il barbiere di Siviglia with a broken leg

31 July 2014

The American mezzo-soprano on a night that has passed into operatic legend.

Group Booking opens for Autumn Season 2014/15 on Tuesday 1 July

27 June 2014

Great savings on productions including Manon, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Il barbiere di Siviglia and L’elisir d’amore.

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