The Barber of Seville / Chicago

Chicago, Lyric Opera of Chicago
Chicago, Lyric Opera of Chicago
Thursday, October 10th, 2019 - Sunday, October 27th, 2019
Doors 07:00 PM / Show 07:30 PM
This event is All ages 
Lyric Opera of Chicago20 N Upper Wacker DrChicago, IL 
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The Barber of Seville
By Gioachino Rossini

Irrepressible Rosina refuses to marry her pompous old guardian. Meanwhile, a bold young count is eager to win Rosina for himself. And who’s going to make sure those two finish the opera united? The cleverest character in all of Seville: the barber Figaro, whose services are sought after by everyone for everything (the guy has a lot more talents than just cutting hair). Rossini’s music—the aural equivalent of champagne—is the last word in humor, inspiring smiles and laughter on every page of the score, which is what makes Barber the most popular of all operatic comedies.

- Sung in Italian with projected English translations
Running Time
- 3 hours, 5 minutes with 1 intermission

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