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13 Nov 2006

Figaro as a Big-Time Operator, With a Wily Rosina

By ANTHONY TOMMASINI [NY Times, 13 November 2006]

Rossini’s “Barbiere di Siviglia” abounds in comic confusion. In the opening scene an amorous count in Seville has fallen at first sight for a feisty young beauty, who is kept under lock and key by her guardian, a pompous doctor. The count decides to pursue her disguised as a penniless but gallant student.

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