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


Andrew Stenson

Count Almaviva | Bio

Megan Marino

Rosina | Bio

Bruno Taddia

Figaro | Bio

Stefano de Peppo

Dr. Bartolo | Bio

Harold Wilson

Don Basilio | Bio

Creative Team

Ari Pelto

Conductor | Bio

Omer Ben Seadia

Director | Bio

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Rossini’s The Barber of Seville

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Subscriptions On Sale Now

Two-opera subscriptions featuring The Barber of Seville (November 2019) and Tosca (May 2020) are on sale now.

Individual tickets are also on sale now.