The Metropolitan Opera: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Synopsis
The Met Opera’s broadcast of Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia will be presented live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, November 22 at 12:55 p.m. ET / 9:55 a.m. PT.

Movie Reviews

Il Barbiere de Siviglia

By kramerbob
Absolutely fabulous! Great, talented cast; lively, enthusiastic. Gorgeous music. Live and in HD could not have been better....

Bariere di Siviglia

By cdeandlj
Was wonderful. I am so happy that the Met has allowed people all over the world to enjoy opera via the HD series. Thank you....

barber of seville

By GOLDENRING
superb. voices great-spoofing wonderful!...

The best, as always.

By nicholls
Another wonderful afternoon at the Opera. The Met is able to recast this almost new production time and again..............a wonder of our age....

Five Stars

By pauljameson
I thought the opera, Il Barbiere de Siviglia, was terrific and worth five stars. Figaro was a wonderful singer and character and Isabel Leonard as Rosina was a good singer and utterly charming as an...

Il Barbiere de Siviglia

By sdonohoe879
In one word, Fabulous. Loved this opera. Funny, embracing, well sung and acted. The costumes were colorful and perfectly suited the opera's theme. Would be a great 'first' opera for an introduction....

enjoyable

By sstohrer81
I loved the opera: especially Rosina, Figaro and Almaviva. I wasn't wild about Bartolo's singing--it sounded a bit "woofy" to me. There was no attempt to cover the repetitions and artifice of...

Il Barbiere de siviglia

By floralou
An excellent production with great acting and singing by the principals....

Big Disappointment in Direction

By gtrolfe
Director ruined a perfectly good Bartlet Sher production...

Squire Richard

By osefogva
The experience was exceptional. Best clue: When an audience claps enthusiastically for arias where the performers are 200+ miles away and can hear the applause, you know it's a special occasion. ...