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Barber of Seville

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  • Jun
    06
    Thu 19:30
    ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre - AucklandNew Zealand Opera Presents The Barber of Seville
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  • Jun
    09
    Sun 14:30
    ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre - AucklandNew Zealand Opera Presents The Barber of Seville
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  • Jun
    13
    Thu 19:30
    ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre - AucklandNew Zealand Opera Presents The Barber of Seville
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  • Jun
    15
    Sat 19:30
    ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre - AucklandNew Zealand Opera Presents The Barber of Seville
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About Barber of Seville

One of the craziest operatic comedies ever written. Rossini’s razor-sharp musical wit delivers in riotous technicolour.

Dashing Count Almaviva is in love with the feisty young Rosina. But her guardian, Dr Bartolo, is determined to marry her himself. Cue Figaro – also known as The Barber of Seville – with a series of hare-brained schemes, one of which just might work.

Count Almaviva John Tessier
Rosina Sandra Piques Eddy
Figaro Morgan Pearse
Dr Bartolo Andrew Collis
Don Basilio Ashraf Sewailam
Berta Morag Atchison
Fiorello/Officer James Harrison (Akl)
Fiorello/Officer Joel Amosa (Wgtn/Chc)

Conductor Wyn Davies
Director Lindy Hume
Set and Costume Designer Tracy Grant Lord
Lighting Designer Matthew Marshall
Assistant Director Jacqueline Coats

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra
Orchestra Wellington

Freemasons New Zealand Opera Chorus

The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini

Sung in Italian with English surtitles
A New Zealand Opera co-production with Opera Queensland and Seattle Opera