Sarasota's Favorite Barber is Back

Coconut Telegraph

SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY OCT 27, 2018

Sarasota Opera will open its 11th fall season on October 26th with the return of Gioachino Rossini’s comic opera The Barber of Seville, last seen in 2014. Dr. Bartolo plans to marry his ward Rosina, but she has other plans for her future. Figaro, the barber, comes to the rescue and assists Rosina in sneaking, scheming, and plotting to marry her beloved Lindoro. With a comic plot and Rossini’s most recognizable melodies, The Barber of Seville is one of the most performed operas in the world. Here in Sarasota, the opera was first performed at the Historic Asolo Theater in 1963, and has been a mainstay in the repertoire over the past 60 years. 

Subscriptions for the 2018/2019 Season are available at sarasotaopera.org . Become a 4 or 5 opera subscriber to maximize the best savings on tickets and to secure the best seats. 

Individual tickets start at only $19, and are available at sarasotaopera.org and in the Sarasota Opera Box Office. For more information on the 2018/2019 season, contact the Sarasota Opera Box Office at (941) 328-1300 or visit in person at 61 N. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236. Ticket prices range from $19 - $139.


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