A Sneak Peek at the Barber of Seville

A Sneak Peek at the Barber of Seville

Jenna Simeonov

The Canadian Opera Company's 2014/15 season continues with Rossini's The Barber of Seville, opening April 17th. The production is by Catalan theatre troupe Els Comediants, who brought their La Cenerentola to the Four Seasons Centre in 2011. Rehearsals for Barber started a few days ago, and I had the chance to sit in on the concept discussion, led by director (and founder of Els Comediants) Joan Font and associate director Tanya Kane-Parry. They showed off some costume and set designs, discussed the Commedia dell'arte, and spoke about this story's web of fascinating characters.

For tickets and full details about The Barber of Seville at the COC, click right here.

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