By David Salazar
The Royal Opera House’s production of Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville” is headed to cinemas around the U.K. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023.
The opera will be broadcast live from the Royal Opera House where it will be presented in a production starring Aigul Akhmetshina as Rosina, Andrzej Filończyk as Figaro, Lawrence Brownlee as Count Almaviva, Bryn Terfel as Don Basilio, Fabio Capitanucci as Bartolo, Ailish Tynan as Berta, and Josef Jeongmeen Ahn as Fiorello. Rafael Payare conducts the international cast.
There will be an encore screening of the work on Feb. 19, 2023.
Following “Barber of Seville,” the company will screen “Turandot” in March as well as “Rigoletto,” “Tosca,” and “The Marriage of Figaro” in April. “Il Trovatore” closes out the cinema season in June.