Coproduction of Houston Grand Opera, Toronto’s Canadian Opera Company, Opéra National de Bordeaux and Australia Opera.
Adaptation from the great Gioacchino Rossini’s opera, for the HGO, stage directed by JOAN FONT, and with the musical direction of:
Comedy opera in two acts. Music by Gioacchino Rossini and libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on the comedy by the same name (1775) by Pierre-Agustín de Beaumarchais.
A count and his fiancée (Almaviva and Rosina) go through different comic circumstances in life before their marriage. They are helped by a barber (Fígaro) and many absurd complications arise until the final resolution (their wedding).
Characters: Fígaro (barber), Don Bartolo (doctor, Rosina’s tutor), Rosina (young orphan), Count of Almaviva (noble), Fiorello (Almaviva’s servant), Don Basilio (Don Bartolo’s servant (Berta)’s music teacher).
Houston Grand Opera, on October, 21st 2011