Venue details

National Taichung Theater , No. 101號 Section 2 Huilai Road Xitun District Taichung City Taiwan 407

Full Production Cast & Crew

Cast & Crew

Stage director
Lighting designer
Costume designer
Set designer
National Symphony Orchestra
NTT Choir
Don Bartolo (Doctor Bartolo)
Don Basilio
Un ufficiale (An officer)
Un notaro (A notary)

About the work

Ever since its premiere in 1816, the two-act opera Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini continues to be one of the most beloved opera buffa after two centuries. The libretto was based on Pierre Beaumarchais's French comedy of the same title, Le Barbier de Séville. The lighthearted music propels a story revolving around the witty barber Figaro who plays a matchmaker for a young couple amongst hilarious and farcical plots. The innovatory Danish director, Martin Lyngbo, converts the 19th century opera setting into a 20th century black-and-white film style. In addition to the fast-paced fun physical on the stage, the internationally renowned conductor LIO Kuokman and the National Symphony Orchestra are invited to join the production and together, their new interpretation of an opera classic offers the audience a feast for eyes and ears.