Rossini’s masterful, laugh-out-loud comedy is packed with rapid-fire punchlines and toe-tapping melodies—from one of the world’s most famous overtures to the instantly recognizable “Figaro! Figaro! Figaro!” of “Largo al factotum.”
Based on the play of the same name by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, The Barber of Seville introduces us to Figaro, the titular barber bursting with bravado. He’s enlisted by the lovelorn Count Almaviva to win the heart of the clever and comely Rosina. Rossini’s masterful, laugh-out-loud comedy (the prequel to The Marriage of Figaro) is packed with rapid-fire punchlines and toe-tapping melodies—from one of the world’s most famous overtures to the instantly recognizable “Figaro! Figaro! Figaro!” of “Largo al factotum.” With whimsy, wit, and plenty of woo, The Barber of Seville reminds us that, as Beaumarchais once said, “Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.”
Presented as part of Summer at Summit, Cincinnati Opera's reimagined open-air festival at Summit Park in Blue Ash.
Order online or by phone at (513) 241-2742. Tickets start at $15 each.
Phone: (513) 241-2742
2021/07/24 - 2021/07/31
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Our 2021 Summer Festival features three beloved operas presented without intermissions in specially tailored, ninety-minute versions that retain their full stories and best-loved music.
The performance for Thursday, July 29 has been rescheduled due to inclement weather for Sunday, August 1 at 8:30 p.m. Click here for more information.