The barber of Seville

The barber of Seville
Opera buffa in two acts from the Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beumarchais' comedy Le Barbier de Séville ou la Précaution inutile
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Première: February 20, 1816 at Teatro Argentina, Rome

Program and cast

Artists


Conductor: Michele Gamba

Director and Scene: Damiano Michieletto

Costumes: Carla Teti

Lights Designer: Alessandro Tutini

Rosina: Sofia Koberidze

Fiorello: Min Kim

Figaro: Bruno Taddia

Don Bartolo: Omar Montanari

Berta: Eleonora Bellocci

Il Conte d'Almaviva: Francesco Marsiglia

Don Basilio: Gabriele Sagona

Orchestra and Chorus of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Chrous Master: Lorenzo Fratini

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Teatro del Maggio

Teatro del Maggio is in the centre, close to the old city walls, next to the historic Stazione Leopolda. The garden that welcomes visitors is Piazzale Vittorio Gui, named after the founder of the Stabile Orchestrale Fiorentina and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.


By train
Santa Maria Novella is Florence's main train station.
From there you can reach the theatre with a short walk (about 10-15 minutes) or by taking the tram (a stop) or a taxi.


By car
The Opera di Firenze is just outside the ZTL area.
It is possible to park near the Parco delle Cascine or for a fee in the Porta al Prato car park (Via Elio Gabbuggiani, 7) and in the Piazza Vittorio Veneto car park.


By bus
Lines C1, C2 and D (Leopolda stop);
Lines 17 and 23A-B (stop Via delle Carra);
Lines 17B-C, 22, 23N, 23 and 57 (Pierluigi da Palestrina stop);
Lines 29, 29B, 29BA, 29BC, 29D, 30A, 30B, 30AC, 35 and 35° (stop Leopolda - Porta al Prato; Capolinea).


By tram
Line T1 (stop Porta al Prato - Parco della musica).

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