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The Barber of Seville

Thu, Feb 13 - Sun, Feb 23

Chase away the February blues with The Barber ofSeville, a feast of frivolous fun. Enjoy Figaro’s mischievous escapades as heassists Count Almaviva in prising the beautiful Rosina away from her lecherousguardian, Dr. Bartolo. Rossini’s comic masterpiece fizzes with memorablemelodies in an entertaining production that proves that the road to true loveis paved with theft, lies, bribery, brawling—and wicked comedy.

Canadian stage director Ashlie Corcoran—Artistic Director of the Arts ClubTheatre—makes her mainstage Vancouver Opera debut. Originally from White Rock,Ashlie is a theatre and opera director who has worked internationally andacross Canada at companies such as the Canadian Opera Company, the CitadelTheatre, the Shaw Festival and many more. Making his Vancouver Opera debut isCanadian Conductor, Nathan Brock. Brock began his career in Montreal under thetutelage of Kent Nagano.