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The Barber of Saville – Royal Opera House Screening

The Barber of Saville – Royal Opera House Screening

Sun 19 Feb 2023

When Rosina falls in love with amysterious young suitorwho calls himself Lindoro, she must use all her cunning –and a little help from her local barber –to outwit her calculating guardian Dr Bartolo.Expect heart-melting serenades, ridiculous disguises and a fairytale ending waiting just out of reach. From the barber’s famous opening number ‘Largo al factotum,’ with its cry of ‘Figaro!Figaro!,’to Rosina’s feisty aria ‘Una voce poco fa,’ Gioachino Rossini’s comic opera is a riotously entertaining affair. Rafael Payare makes his Royal Opera House debut conducting an outstanding internationalcast that includes Andrzej Filończyk, Aigul Akhmetshina, Lawrence Brownleeand Bryn Terfel.

Music: Gioachino RossiniLibretto: Cesare Sterbini

Directors: Moshe LeiserandPatrice Caurier

Set designer: Christian Fenouillat

Costume designer: Agostino Cavalca

Lighting designer: Christophe Forey

Conducted by: Rafael PayareRosina:Aigul AkhmetshinaFigaro:Andrzej FilończykCount Almaviva:Lawrence BrownleeDon Basilio:Bryn TerfelDoctor Bartolo:Fabio CapitanucciBerta:Ailish TynanFiorello:Josef Jeongmeen Ahn

Royal Opera Chorus

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House