Il Barbiere di Siviglia opens February 2 at Opéra National de Paris

Ildar Abdrazakov returns to the Opéra National de Paris next month for a revival of Il Barbiere di Siviglia, presented at the Bastille February 2 through March 4. The Bashkirian bass stars as the comic Don Basilio opposite Lawrence Brownlee as Count Almaviva, Pretty Yende as Rosina, Nicola Alaimo as Bartolo, and Alessio Arduini in the title role.
The performances are a revival of Giacomo Sagripanti’s production, conducted by Damiano Michieletto.