Rossini's The Barber of Seville

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Houston Grand Opera’s new production of The Barber of Seville features an A-list cast led by baritone Nathan Gunn, tenor Lawrence Brownlee and soprano Ana Maria Martinez. 

The familiar story depicts Count Almaviva’s campaign to win the lovely Rosina, assisted by wily barber Figaro. The chief obstacle they must overcome is Rosina’s aged guardian, Dr. Bartolo, who wants to marry her himself. Leonardo Vordoni conducts.

CAST:

Figaro    Nathan Gunn
Rosina    Ana María Martínez
Count Almaviva  Lawrence Brownlee
Dr. Bartolo   Patrick Carfizzi
Don Basilio   Kyle Ketelsen
Berta    Catherine Cook
Fiorello   Boris Dyakov
Sergeant   Charles Mellor

CONDUCTOR:  Leonardo Vordoni
STAGE DIRECTOR:  Joan Font
HOUSTON GRAND OPERA ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS
CHORUS MASTER:  Richard Bado