Will you be in for a “close shave”? Or will you be part of Figaro’s prank to help the young lovers? Then again, enlisting in the police force might be your arresting feature! Opera Bites Sydney’s favourite boutique opera company, presents Rossini’s riotous romp, The Barber of Seville in the stunning heritage listed ballroom of the Castlereagh Boutique hotel.
Opera Bites invites you to its Sultry Spanish Night for this hilarious, lavishly costumed performance of one of Rossini’s best-loved masterpieces. Its popular melodies will seduce you over a bespoke 3-course meal complete with champagne.
Opera Bites presents fully costumed miniature operas as well as other operatic concerts. From Opera in the Outback to Opera in the Pub, Opera Bites delights in entertaining audiences anywhere. Established in 2009, the ensemble’s performance style is engaging and accessible to the newcomer yet fresh and alive for the seasoned opera-goer. Whether performing in an intimate historic venue or for a large audience in the great outdoors, this close-knit team is passionate about opera and it shows!
The performers: Rosina – Eliane Morel (mezzo- soprano)/ Figaro – Rik Dawson (baritone)/ Count Almaviva – Peter-John Layton (tenor)/ Dr Bartolo – Murray Dahm (bass)/ Bertha – Rae Levien (soprano)/ Music Director/Pianist – Zsuzsa Gizcy
Tickets $150 + booking fee (includes entertainment and 3-course meal with matching wines)