01 december 2022
Today
03 december 2022
04 december 2022
07 december 2022
09 december 2022
10 december 2022
11 december 2022
12 december 2022
13 december 2022
14 december 2022
16 december 2022
17 december 2022
18 december 2022
21 december 2022
22 december 2022
25 december 2022
27 december 2022
28 december 2022
29 december 2022
30 december 2022
31 december 2022
Calendar
  • December
    01
  • January
Opera
08 October / Sat 19:00–21:45
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
G. Rossini
Age category: 12+
Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
Number of intermissions: 1

Opera in two acts (three scenes)

Performed in Italian with Russian subtitles

Libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on Pierre Beaumarchais’s comedy The Barber of Seville, or The Futile Precaution. 

Version by the Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre

The opera was written in 1816. This version was first performed in Perm in 2010. Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes including 1 interval

The story, borrowed from Beaumarchais, of Count Almaviva and the resourceful barber Figaro, who helps his master marry the lovely Rosina despite the machinations of her voluptuary guardian, formed the basis for one of Rossini’s most frequently performed operas. In director Valeria Borodina’s version, the plot of the opera is removed from the time it was written and transposed to the modern day. Using the classic ‘theatre within a theatre’ device, the director uses the conflicts of the eighteenth-century libretto to describe the theatre of our time.

directors
Chorus Master: Dmitry Batin
Conductor: Andrey Danilov
Set Designer: Elena Solovyova
Director–Producer: Valeria Borodina
Lighting Designer: Sergey Martynov
Video
Photo
Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre
search