November 22

MET OPERA LIVE IN HD: Il Barbiere di Siviglia

GIACHINO ROSSINI

2014-2015 HD OPERA SEASON

NOVEMBER 22 @ 12:55 PM

RUN TIME: 3 HRS 25 MIN

The Met’s effervescent production of Rossini’s classic comedyfeaturing some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of operastars Isabel Leonard as the feisty Rosina, Lawrence Brownlee as her conspiring flame, and Christopher Maltman as the endlessly resourceful and charming barber, himself. Michele Mariotti conducts the vivid and tuneful score.

Text courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera website:  http://www.metopera.org

CONDUCTOR: Michele Mariotti

PRODUCTION:

CAST:  Isabel Leonard, Lawrence Brownlee, Christopher Maltman

CAST SHEET & SYNOPSIS:

 

 VIDEO: Video courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera

PHOTOS: Ken Howard/ Metropolitan Opera

A scene from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville." Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera (c) 2006

A scene from Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville.”
Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera (c) 2006

sabel Leonard as Rosina in Rossini's “The Barber of Seville." Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera (c) 2011

sabel Leonard as Rosina in Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville.”
Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera (c) 2011

A scene from Rossini's "Il Barbiere di Siviglia," with Isabel Leonard (center) as Rosina. Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Oper

A scene from Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia,” with Isabel Leonard (center) as Rosina.
Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Oper

A scene from the Act 2 finale of Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” with Isabel Leonard (front) as Rosina. Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

A scene from the Act 2 finale of Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” with Isabel Leonard (front) as Rosina.
Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Lawrence Brownlee as Count Almaviva in Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia.”  Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera (c) 2007

Lawrence Brownlee as Count Almaviva in Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia.”
Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera (c) 2007

Lawrence Brownlee as Count Almaviva in Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia.”  Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera (c) 2007

Lawrence Brownlee as Count Almaviva in Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia.”
Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera (c) 2007

 

POSSE PHOTOS:

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Layla hauling the table out of the car while Grace totes bags

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Grace and Layla pausing outside of the theatre

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Setting up the table

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Almost there

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Layla putting finishing touches on the table while Grace watches

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Grace putting Met Opera HD Schedules on tables

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Layla moving quickly to set up the theater

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Layla and Grace tag teaming to finish setting up the theater

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Layla and Grace manning the table

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Patrons on the way into the theater as they pass by the HD Ambassador table

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Cathy and Lia arriving

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Lia, Layla and Grace

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The girls at the HD Ambassador table with guests heading into the theater

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Layla and Grace cleaning up- sorting the media so it is ready for the next time.