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Articles tagged with "il barbiere di siviglia"

Who was the Barber of Seville?

27 September 2016

Far from a random choice, why making Figaro a barber gives the hero of Mozart and Rossini's operas a controversial, revolutionary spin.

Your Reaction: What did you think of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville?

14 September 2016

Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s production of Il barbiere di Siviglia has been a firm favourite at the Royal Opera House since its 2005 premiere.

Box clever: How Il barbiere di Siviglia's wacky toy box staging adds to the comedy

2 September 2016

Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser’s production of Rossini’s most popular comedy thinks outside the box by performing within one.

Royal Opera broadcasts for autumn and winter 2016/17 announced

25 August 2016

Upcoming radio broadcasts from Covent Garden include Così fan tutte, Norma and The Barber of Seville.

Amazing ballet and opera settings that will make you want to travel

19 August 2016

Planning your next holiday? Tour opera and ballet settings to experience the locations that inspired composers and choreographers.

The opera Olympics: Why classical singers are like elite athletes

17 August 2016

Long training hours, fierce competition, only the strongest make it to the top – professional singing is the ultimate sporting feat.

What are your first memories of opera?

28 July 2016

Share your memories of the art form from The Royal Opera and beyond.

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.

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