7.7/10
90
4 user 1 critic

Der Barbier von Sevilla (1973)

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

When the Prince and Cenerentola meet, it is love at first sight.

Director: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Stars: Frederica von Stade, Margherita Guglielmi, Laura Zannini
The Barber of Seville (TV Movie 1981)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In a time when operas are often set to different contexts from the ones they were intended for, a philological production has its merits, representing both a rediscovery and a provocation. ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Heather
Stars: Maria Ewing, John Rawnsley, Max René Cossotti
Comedy | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Stars: Hermann Prey, Mirella Freni, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Pagliacci (TV Movie 1982)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The story is set in southern Italy and recounts the tragedy of Canio, the lead clown in a commedia dell'arte troupe, his wife Nedda, and her lover, Silvio.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Stars: Teresa Stratas, Plácido Domingo, Juan Pons
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Hermann Prey ...
Teresa Berganza ...
Luigi Alva ...
Enzo Dara ...
Paolo Montarsolo ...
Renato Cesari ...
Stefania Malagù ...
Berta
Luigi Roni ...
Officer
Hans Kraemmer ...
Ambrogio
Karl Schaidler ...
Notary
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 August 1973 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

The Barber of Seville  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Operavox: The Barber of Seville (1995) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Town barber helps count court fair lady
28 June 2000 | by (Rhode Island, USA) – See all my reviews

This production is an excellent presentation of the opera by Rosini. The Barber is a self-confident man about town who happens to have many contacts in the city. The Count wants to court his fair maiden (Rosina) in disguise, so she does not know that he is a count and will fall in love with him for himself and not just his title and wealth. He enlists the aid of the Barber to enter into her household, pretending to be a music teacher to avoid conflict with her guardian, an older gentleman named Don Basilio, who wants her hand for himself.

The plot is silly of course, but it is a farce, and the music, costumes, sets, etc. are wonderful...the singers and the conductor are all world class artists and of course, Rosini is a very well know composer. This film is great fun and its not just for opera lovers!


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?