Connecticut Lyric Opera, Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra to present ‘Il Barbiere di Siviglia’ in area

Feb 13, 2015 755

by Allison Lindsay

Connecticut Lyric Opera and the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra have scheduled performances at five venues for the upcoming co-production of Gioachino Rossini's opera, "Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)."

Rossini's famous two-act comic opera, The Barber of Seville, is a masterpiece of inventive scenes instantly moving from one mood to another using catchy melodies and exploding rhythms. Set in 18th century Seville, Spain, the opera is based on a comedy by Pierre Beaumarchais, the famous French dramatist.

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