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