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A Great Deal of Fun

MARIA NOCKIN enjoys
Rossini's 'Barber of Seville'
in HD from New York

 

Michael Yeargan, who designed the sets for the Met's current production of The Barber of Seville, furnished many doors, sometimes without accompanying walls, for the set. Bartlett Sher's production takes notice of the fact that Rosina is always locked in and the Count in his disguise as Lindoro has to think of all sorts of tricks to keep himself from being locked out and away from Rosina.

Catherine Zuber's costuming helped the singers create their characters and set the action securely in eighteenth century Spain. The production also made use of a passerelle, a semicircular catwalk extending from the stage around the orchestra pit that allowed the artists to get very close to the audience...

Copyright © 9 December 2014 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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GIOACCHINO ROSSINI

THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

METROPOLITAN OPERA

NEW YORK

LAWRENCE BROWNLEE

PHOENIX

ARIZONA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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