Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Teatro Real Madrid)

Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Teatro Real Madrid)

Director: Ángel Luis Ramírez Cast: María Bayo, Juan Diego Flórez, Bruno Praticò
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Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Teatro Real Madrid)

Emilio Sagi's unusual stage production of Rossini's opera The Barber of Seville unearths the comic aspects of the original work and opts for flashy set design, full of blindingly bright pop color and a circus-like atmosphere, and interpreted by an all-Hispanic cast. The story remains essentially unchanged: Count Almaviva - set on wooing the stunning Rosina - receives assistance from the title character, also known as Figaro. The barber helps Almaviva pull Rosina away from her guardian, Dr. Bartolo. Juan Diego Florez stars as Almaviva, Maria Bayo as Rosina, and Pietro Spagnoli as Figaro. The Teatro Real de Madrid and The Teatro Sao Carlos de Lisboa co-produced.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/18/2008
UPC: 0044007432990
Original Release: 2005
Source: Decca
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [stereo]
Time: 2:47:00

Special Features

The Usless Precaution - The Cast and Director Introduce Rossini's Opera; Backstage with the Barber

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Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Teatro Real Madrid) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
fargoAF More than 1 year ago
All the cast are perfectly suited for their roles - both musically and physically. It was visually exciting and the gradual introduction of color from the opening black and white sets and costumes to the full color finale was a most rewarding aspect. The orchestra was first rate and the entire production begs to be seen many times.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago