The Barber of Seville

Music by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Premiered February 20, 1816, Teatro Argentina (Rome, Italy)

Opera Colorado kicks off the 2019-20 season with this laugh-out-loud comedy, featuring some of the most memorable tunes in all opera—including Figaro’s famous “Largo al factotum,” Rosina’s “Una voce poco fa,” and more. Packed with punchlines, this rapid-fire prequel to The Marriage of Figaro features the mischievous barber Figaro at his most cunning, in a whimsical Art Deco production.

November 2, 5, 8, 10 | 2019
The Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex
Performed in Italian, with English and Spanish subtitles at every seat

Estimated Length: Three hours, including one 20-minute intermission
Sets and costumes from Pacific Opera Victoria

Want to learn more about The Barber of Seville? Visit our informative and entertaining Barber of Seville 101 blog post!


Bruno Taddia

Don Giovanni | Bio

Creative Team

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Ari Pelto

Conductor | Bio

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Rossini’s The Barber of Seville

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