Rossini’s ‘Il Barbiere di Siviglia’ at The Metropolitan Opera

Pretty Yende returns to The Metropolitan Opera in the first of two engagements this season, starring as Rosina in Rossini’s eternally popular classic, Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Ms. Yende sings the role from January 9 – February 11, with two casts including Peter Mattei and Edward Parks as Figaro, and Javier Camarena and Dmitry Korchak as Count Almaviva. Maurizio Benini leads the Met Opera Orchestra for this production, which features a staging by Bartlett Sher.

Image: Emon Hassan