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The Barber of Seville

Posted on: June 18, 2020

Our "Figaro Trilogy" kicks off with none other than The Barber of Seville.

Sit back, relax, and listen in on this full-length audio stream. For artist and production credits, please see below. 

Music by Gioachino Rossini 
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini, after the play by Beaumarchais 
Recorded March 2015 
Conductor: James Conlon 
Figaro: Rodion Pogossov 
Rosina: Elizabeth DeShong 
Count Almaviva: René Barbera 
Doctor Bartolo: Alessandro Corbelli  
Don Basilio: Kristinn Sigmundsson  
Berta: Lucy Schaufer 
Fiorello: Jonathan Michie  
Sergeant: Frederick Ballentine* 
*alumnus of LA Opera’s young artist program 
LA Opera Orchestra 
LA Opera Chorus 
Chorus Preparation: Grant Gershon 
Production: Emilio Sagi 
Director: Trevore Ross 
Scenery Designer: Llorenç Corbella 
Costume Designer: Renata Schussheim 
Lighting Designer: Eduardo Bravo 
Choreographer: Nuria Castejón 
 
LA Opera’s 2015 production of The Barber of Seville was made possible by generous funding from The Seaver Endowment; The Alfred and Claude Mann Fund; and Watt Family. 

Special underwriting support from Ana and Robert Cook. 

Artists herein are represented by and appear courtesy of the American Guild of Musical Artists and the American Federation of Musicians, AFL-CIO. 
Audio Producers: Fred Vogler and Todd Reynolds 
LAO Audio Engineer: Brad Cobb 
Video Production: Kelly Travis  
Post-Production Assistance: Ignazio Terrasi, Mark Lyons 
Photography: Craig T. Mathew  
Additional photography by Robert Millard 
Title translation by David Anglin, cued by Linda Zoolalian