Met Opera: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE (ENCORE)
Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
Conducter: Maurizio Benini
Performers: Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, Peter Mattei. Maurizio Benini
Rossini’s madcap comedy receives a spirited production by Tony Award–winning director Bartlett Sher.
Count Almaviva, calling himself Lindoro, comes to serenade Rosina, who is being kept confined in the home of the elderly Dr. Bartolo. Figaro, the barber, tells Almaviva that the doctor intends to marry Rosina.