Glyndebourne Festival - Il barbiere di Siviglia Reviews
21 April 2021
Huw Montague Rendall (Fiorello), Chorus
Danielle de Niese (Rosina)
General scene
Björn Bürger (Figaro), Danielle de Niese (Rosina)
Danielle de Niese (Rosina), Alessandro Corbelli (Bartolo)

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Il barbiere di Siviglia

Glyndebourne Festival


No. of reviews: 17

Swinging Sevilla
18 Aug 16 / Forum Opéra
Un pique-nique à Séville
14 Jul 16 / Forum Opéra
Le Barbier de Séville au Festival de Glyndebourne
16 Jun 16 / Opera Online (French)
Mehr Klamauk als Oper
13 Jun 16 / Opernnetz
Bartolo sale de picnic
7 Jun 16 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Excellently cast and truly funny
2 Jun 16 / Express
Director Annabel Arden needs to work on sharpening the comedy on stage
1 Jun 16 / Express
Il barbiere di Siviglia has a sparkling cast in a not quite razor-sharp staging
30 May 16 / The Observer
Fortunately, the talents of the cast distract us when the drama loses its way
30 May 16 / Opera Today
A triumphant celebration of Rossini’s musical genius
27 May 16 / Independent
Energy and spirit in a hit-and-miss comedy
25 May 16 / The Guardian
The cast for Glyndebourne’s new Barber exuded huge zest and youthful energy,
25 May 16 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Björn Bürger’s Figaro was the audience favourite, and rightly so
24 May 16 / Music OMH
The score bubbles along but Glyndebourne's new Barbiere lacks spark
24 May 16 / Telegraph
Zesty barber is a cut above
24 May 16 / Evening Standard
Annabel Arden's new production of Rossini's comic opera is a summer treat
24 May 16 / What's on Stage
Forced farce: Arden's Barber opens up shop at Glyndebourne
23 May 16 / Bachtrack
The Barber of Seville
‘The most beautiful comic opera in existence’
Production details
Cast
Bürger, de Niese, Stayton, Corbelli, Stamboglis, Kelly
(c) Mazzola (d) Arden
Performance dates
22, 26, 28 May, 1, 4, 8, 10, 17, 21, 26 June, 1, 7, 10, 14, 17 July 2016
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