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New Zealand Opera: The Barber of Seville

New Zealand Opera: The Barber of Seville

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  • Sat 29 Jun ’19, 7:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Tue 2 Jul ’19, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Thu 4 Jul ’19, 7:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Sat 6 Jul ’19, 5:00pm – 7:30pm


The Opera House, 111 - 113 Manners Street, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Opening Night - Prem Adult: $180.00
  • Opening Night - Gold Adult: $137.50
  • Opening Night - A Res Adult: $107.50
  • Opening Night - B Res Adult: $77.50
  • Other Nights - Prem Adult: $190.00
  • Other Nights - Gold Adult: $147.50
  • Other Nights - A Res Adult: $117.50
  • Other Nights - B Res Adult: $87.50
  • All Nights - C Res Adult: $50.00
  • All Nights - Under 18 years: $25.00

One of the craziest operatic comedies ever written. Rossini’s razor-sharp musical wit delivers in riotous technicolour.

Dashing Count Almaviva is in love with the feisty young Rosina. But her guardian, Dr Bartolo, is determined to marry her himself. Cue Figaro – also known as The Barber of Seville – with a series of hare-brained schemes, one of which just might work.

Count Almaviva - John Tessier
Rosina - Sandra Piques Eddy
Figaro - Morgan Pearse
Dr Bartolo - Andrew Collis
Don Basilio - Ashraf Sewailam
Berta - Morag Atchison
Fiorello/Officer - Joel Amosa
Conductor - Wyn Davies
Director - Lindy Hume
Set and Costume Designer - Tracy Grant Lord
Lighting Designer - Matthew Marshall
Assistant Director - Jacqueline Coats

Orchestra Wellington
Freemasons New Zealand Opera Chorus

The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.
A New Zealand Opera co-production with Opera Queensland and Seattle Opera.

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