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Il barbiere di Siviglia

Playing from 19 January to 29 April
Buy tickets 2024-03-04 7.00 PM Ticket price from 130 SEK
Music
Gioachino Rossini
Libretto
Cesare Sterbini after Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais' comedy
Conductor
Vincenzo Milletari/Oleksandr Yankevych
Director & light design
Linus Fellbom
Scenography
Julia Przedmojska
Costumes & make-up
Lena Lindgren
Dramaturge
Katarina Aronsson
Language
Performed in Italian with Swedish subtitles.
Running time
Approx. 3 hrs 15 mins. incl. interval.

Opera classic by Rossini

in a new take

 IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA  is back at the Royal Swedish Opera

 

One of the greatest opera classics of all time is back at the Royal Swedish Opera – in a new guise. Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Rossini’s masterpiece of comedy, is not only a work of sublime farce, but also a story of male friendship, class, the young generation versus the old and a young woman’s struggle for freedom. Inspired by commedia dell’arte and the idea of the house as a place charged with symbolic meaning, director Linus Fellbom, stage designer Julia Przedmojska and costume designer Lena Lindgren explore in depth one of our most beloved operas, vitalise it and make it sparkle.

In his version Linus Fellbom – known to the Royal Swedish Opera audience for his direction of the success Dracula – focuses on the fact that Rossini’s opera is based on the first volume of a trilogy of plays by the French 18th century playwright Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais. First out is Il Barbiere di Siviglia followed next season by the sequel Le Nozze di Figaro. Luthando Qave sings the role of the scheming barber Figaro, Konu Kim appears as Count Almaviva and Rosina is portrayed by Dara Savinova.


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Broadcast on Swedish Radio


Il barbiere di Siviglia is broadcast on the program Opera in P2 on Saturday February 10 and is available for one month.

FEBRUARY 10 2024 on Swedish National Radio at 7 p.m..



Performance dates

Cast with reservation for changes
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Cast

The Royal Swedish Orchestra
Gentlemen from the Royal Swedish Opera Chorus

Want to know the cast in this production, with dates for alternating artists?
Here you find an excerpt from the performance program (in Swedish) »
Please note that the program is made before the first performance date and that any changes after that are not visible.
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