Jonathan Miller’s ‘The Barber of Seville’ celebrates 30th anniversary at ENO

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Jonathan Miller’s ‘The Barber of Seville’ celebrates 30th anniversary at ENO

Thirty years after it first opened at the London Coliseum in November 1987, Jonathan Miller’s celebrated production of Rossini’s comic masterpiece The Barber of Seville returns to ENO for its thirteenth revival next month, running for 9 evening performances from 5 to 30 October, 2017.



The production stars Australian baritone Morgan Pearse in the title role, Mexican tenor Eleazar Rodríguez as Count Almaviva, English soprano Sarah Tynan as Rosina and English baritone, and ENO veteran, Alan Opie as Dr Bartolo. They are joined by British Bass Alastair Miles as Don Basilio, English mezzo-soprano Yvonne Howard as Berta and ENO Harewood Artist Matthew Durkan, who returns to sing Fiorello, the role with which he made his ENO debut in 2015.

British conductor Hilary Griffiths makes his ENO debut after a highly distinguished career on the continent and Peter Relton returns once again to direct. The designs are by Tanya McCallin and lighting design is by ENO Head of Production, Tom Mannings. The translation is by Amanda Holden and Anthony Holden.


ENO 15/16 The Barber of Seville, Kathryn Rudge, Eleazar Rodriguez, Andrew Shore, Morgan Pearse, Katherine Broderick, Barnaby Rea (c) Mike Hoban


The Barber of Seville opens at the London Coliseum on 05 October for 9 performances – 05, 10, 13, 18, 20, 25 and 30 October at 7.30pm and 07 and 28 October at 6.30pm.

 500 tickets for £20 or less are available for each performance. Tickets start from £12.

For more information, and to book tickets, please Click Here.

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