Disguises and false identities abound as men - both young and old - vie for the hand of the beautiful Rosina in one of the funniest and most frenetic operas ever composed! Rossini's most popular opera returns to the Metropolitan Opera with Pretty Yende as the beauty Rosina. Lawrence Brownlee is Almaviva, the romantic youth trying to woo her, and Andrey Zhilikhovsky as the inimitable Figaro.
The first in the trilogy starring the mischievous Count Almavira and his wily servant Figaro as they take on the adventure of wooing the witty beauty Rosina, right out from under the nose of Dr Bartolo. With devious disguises, meddlesome mishaps, the fate of the heart of this young girl is one thrilling and hilarious ride.
Opening night: 5 March 2021
Sung in Italian with titles in English, German, Italian and Spanish
Three hours and two minutes with one intermission
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