Sparkling Schemes: The Subversive Charm of The Barber of Seville
Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 6:00pm
Part of the Opera Nights at the Boston Public Library series
Boston Public Library Central Branch | Rabb Hall
Free and open to the public
Get ready for disguises, trickery, and incredible singing — the barber is back in town. The clever Figaro and the beautiful Rosina are determined to outwit her greedy guardian so that Rosina can marry her true love, Almaviva. Can love win the day?
Musicologist and guest speaker Laura Stanfield Prichard explores the wit and subversive charm at the heart of this zany and hilarious classic opera, while Boston Lyric Opera artists join to demonstrate the vocal fireworks of Rossini’s thrilling music.