08.01.2011 3.Shevat, 5771
Israeli soprano Daniella Lugassi joins a stellar ensemble in the IPO’s production of ‘The Barber of Seville.’
As a part of its Delicatessen series, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra presents a semi-staged production of The Barber of Seville, arguably Rossini’s most popular opera. Roberto Abbado, a regular guest on podiums of the world’s major orchestras and leading opera houses, returns to the IPO for the fifth time in just a few years. The international cast of soloists features mezzo-soprano Marianna Pizzolato as Rosina, tenor Juan Francisco Gatell as Count Almaviva, baritone Pietro Spagnoli as Figaro, bass Alfonso Antoniozzi as Doctor Bartolo and bass Carlo Cigni as Don Basilio, as well as soprano Daniella Lugassi as Berta, baritone Yair Polishook as Fiorello, and actor Shlomo Tarlovsky as Ambrogio. The Gary Bertini Israeli Choir also participates….