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06 Oct 2005

Shear delight
A Rossini revival enlivens the State Opera repertoire

http://www.praguepost.com/P03/2005/Art/1006/calen1.php

Rossini_small.jpgBy Frank Kuznik [Prague Post, 5 October 2005]

A staging of Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) is always cause for celebration. The most popular comic opera ever written, Il Barbiere brims with light, lively music, showcase arias and madcap plot turns — all performed at such a rapid clip that there's no time to do anything but laugh at the puns and enjoy the melodies.

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