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Opera “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” this Saturday at the Marina

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The Metropolitan Opera, the largest classical music association in North America, with it’s program “Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD” invites you to enjoy it’s fourth Opera Show “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” a musical composition by Rossini, showing this Saturday November 22nd, here in the Marina Casa de Campo!

il barbiere di sivigliaJust like “Le Nozze di Figaro” and “Carmen”, “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” is another example of an opéra comique (comic opera) and dates back to 1816.

This Saturday, the Marina Casa de Campo Cinema premiers it’s fourth opera “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”, “The Barber of Seville”, Rossini’s comic masterpiece returns with Isabel Leonard as the feisty Rosina, Lawrence Brownleeas the love-struck Count Almaviva, and Christopher Maltman as the charming barber, in Bartlett Sher’s effervescent production. Michele Mariotti conducts the vivid and tuneful score.

Rossini’s Barber has proven to be one of the greatest masterpieces of comedy within music, and has been described as the opera buffa of all “opere buffe”. Even after two hundred years, its popularity on the modern opera stage attests to that greatness.

Don’t miss out on this amazing journey of musical theatre, this Saturday!

Here we bring you the trailer for Il Barbiere di Siviglia:

MET Opera, Encore Transmission: Il Barbiere di Siviglia – Rossini

Where: Caribbean Cinemas, Marina Casa de Campo

Price: RD$900 per person

When: Saturday November 22nd, 3:30 pm

Contact: Office (809)-688-8710 / Cinema (809)-523-2351  or  (809)-523-2375

MET Opera, Encore Transmission schedule:

  • Il Barbiere di Siviglia – Rossini
    When: Saturday, November 29th
    Time: 3:30 pm
  • Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg – Wagner
    When: Saturday, December 20th
    Time: 3:30 pm
  • The Merry Widow – Lehár
    When: Saturday, January 24th
    Time: 3:30 pm
  • Les Contes d’Hoffmann – Offenbach
    When: Saturday, February 7th
    Time: 3:30 pm
  • Iolanta / Bluebeard’s Castle – Tchaikovski / Bartók
    When: Saturday, February 21st
    Time: 3:30 pm
  • La Donna del Lago – Rossini
    When: Saturday, March 21st
    Time: 3:30 pm
  • Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci – Mascagni / Leoncavallo
    When: Saturday, May 2nd
    Time: 3:30 pm

Meanwhile for those of you in Santo Domingo, this is the schedule of live and encore transmissions being screened at the Caribbean Cinemas in Acropolis mall:

MET Acropolis

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