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Monday, September 14
7:00 PM
Kennedy Center Opera House

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

September 12 – 20

Composed by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini

Sung in Italian with English supertitles

The running time for this production is approximately two hours and 50 minutes
including one 20-minute intermission.

Rossini’s cherished classic is a delightful farce filled with high-flying vocal fireworks and gorgeous melodies, including “Largo al factotum,” made famous by the iconic line “Figaro, Figaro, Figaro!” To help young Count Almaviva win the hand of the beautiful Rosina, the sharp-witted barber, Figaro, must prevent her from marrying her guardian, Dr. Bartolo. The trio of schemers stops at nothing in the name of love and duty. This WNO revival is directed by David Gately and conducted by Michele Mariotti and Joseph Mechavich.

Washington National Opera Revival

For more information http://www.dc-opera.org/performances/barber.asp

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