‘Il Barbiere’ promises comedy

Rossini’s comedic opera is sure to charm audiences with its wit.: miac photoRossini’s comedic opera is sure to charm audiences with its wit.: miac photo

The MET’s lively production of Rossini’s classic comedy, “Il Barbiere di Siviglia,” (The Barber of Seville) comes to Mercyhurst University Saturday afternoon and invites everyone to attend.

The show is debuting on Sat, Nov. 22, at 12:55 p.m. in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office.

Rossini’s opera deals with the plan of Count Almaviva to woo Rosina and win her hand in marriage with the help of Figaro, the barber.

Rosina’s guardian, Dr. Bartolo, who also wants to marry her, is tricked by Almaviva through his many disguises.

Almaviva does everything in his power to make sure he is the one who marries Rosina.

Featuring some recognizable melodies and conducted by the talented Michelle Mariotte, “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” is sure to thrill audience members with its humorous situations and chamring personas.

Starring Isabel Leonard as Rosina, Lawrence Brownlee as Almaviva, and Christopher Maltman as the barber, “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” is an unforgettable experience you do not want to miss.

For more information, call 814-824-3000.