Insight Series: Figaro, Figaro, Figaro!
Friday, November 2 at 6:45 PM
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 308
Treat yourself to an informal, pre-curtain talk on Rossini's The Barber of Seville before a live performance of this most hilarious of operatic comedies. Who are these characters? What's the back-story culturally, politically & historically? Discover the musical jokes, dramatic disguises, vocal Olympics and romantic complexities of this masterpiece. Why is it one of the world's most popular operas with familiar tunes still used in movies, cartoons and TV shows? How does it relate to our modern crazy world?
Seating is limited to 85 - reservations are required.
Reserved seats will be released 5 minutes prior to the start time on a 'first come, first served' basis.