news_2011_01_02Il Barbiere di Siviglia opens at Théâtre du Châtelet on Saturday 22nd January with further performances on January 24, 26, 28 and 30.  This production by Emilio Sagi was first seen at Teatro Real, Madrid – the Paris production will be conducted by Jean-Christophe Spinosi.  In addition to Anna Stephany as Rosina, the cast further includes Bruno Taddia as Figaro, Bogdan Mihai as Almaviva and Tiziano Bracci as Bartolo.  Further information can be found on the Châtelet website: http://www.chatelet-theatre.com/chatelet1011/

This is the first of two appearances at the Châtelet this season.  Anna returns later this season for Oleg Kulik’s new staged production of Messiah.