The Barber of Seville http://wrti.org en The Met Opera: Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Dec. 22 at 1 pm http://wrti.org/post/met-opera-rossinis-barber-seville-dec-22-1-pm <p><em>The Barber of Seville</em> is a rollicking comedy classic the entire family can enjoy. This holiday entertainment is razor-sharp, stylishly-sung (in English!) and just two hours long. The charming and irresistible cast of young stars includes Isabel Leonard as the lovely Rosina, Alek Shrader as the Count who woos her, and Rodion Pogossov as the conspiring barber. <strong>Saturday, December 22, 1 to 3 pm.</strong><br><br><strong>CAST:</strong><br>Conductor: Yves Abel<br>Rosina: Isabel Leonard<br>Count Almaviva: Alek Shrader<br>Figaro: Rodion Pogossov<br>Dr. Bartolo: John Del Carlo Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:31:40 +0000 WRTI Staff 4915 at http://wrti.org The Met Opera: Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Dec. 22 at 1 pm Academy of Vocal Arts: Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Nov. 10th at 1 pm http://wrti.org/post/academy-vocal-arts-rossinis-barber-seville-nov-10th-1-pm <p>Rossini’s melodies create the perfect atmosphere for the ever-popular comedy, <em>Il barbiere di Siviglia</em> (The Barber of Seville). Based on the Beaumarchais play of the same name, this farce makes use of outrageous scheming, hilarious disguises, and the vocal talent of the Academy of Vocal Arts' award-winning resident artists.<strong> Don't miss this very special broadcast on Saturday, November 10th, 1 to 4 pm. </strong></p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 20:37:49 +0000 WRTI Staff 4676 at http://wrti.org Academy of Vocal Arts: Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Nov. 10th at 1 pm Houston Grand Opera: Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Oct. 27th, 1 pm http://wrti.org/post/houston-grand-opera-rossinis-barber-seville-oct-27th-1-pm <p>Opera's notorious barber schemes to help the beautiful, young Rosina escape the clutches of her elderly guardian and find true love. Rossini's score is punctuated with brilliant ensembles and some of opera's most familiar arias, including the famous "Largo al factotum," otherwise known as "Figaro! Figaro! Figaro!" <strong>Join us on Saturday, October 27th, 1 to 3:30 pm.</strong></p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 21:37:00 +0000 WRTI Staff 4612 at http://wrti.org Houston Grand Opera: Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Oct. 27th, 1 pm