Il Barbiere di Siviglia (2000)

   
 
Music by Gioacchino Rossini (1792–1868)
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
after the play by Beaumarchais

Sung in Italian

Conducted by Michael Morgan
Directed by Harvey Berman
Production Design by Jean-François Revon
  Performances:
Evening: Mar. 25, 27, 31; 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Mar. 29; 2:00 p.m.

All performances at
the Lesher Center for the Arts,
1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA



Cast (in order of appearance):

Fiorello/Sergeant: John Minagro
Count Almaviva: Don Frazure*
Figaro: Brian Leerhuber
Dr. Bartolo: Bojan Knezevic
Rosina: Jessica Tivens
Don Basilio: Philip Skinner
Berta: Margaret Lisi*

* Festival Opera debut
 


Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Count Almaviva (Don Frazure) arrives with a
band to serenade Rosina (Jessica Tivens).
Festival Opera photo
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Rosina admires the handiwork
of Figaro (Brian Leerhuber).
Festival Opera photo
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Almaviva and Figaro hatch
a plan to win Rosina's favor.
Festival Opera photo
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Don Basilio (Philip Skinner) and Dr. Bartolo
(Bojan Knezevic) plot to foil Almaviva.
Festival Opera photo