The curtain has now gone up on Il barbiere di Siviglia
You can read a selection of press reviews and audience reactions below.
What the critics are saying
‘Marco Filippo Romano successfully goes for believability over buffoonery as Bartolo and tenor Jack Swanson proves himself a talent to watch as Almaviva, with a ringing upper register and a knee-weakening lyric sense.’
– The Stage
‘Strong ensemble cast gives fizz to Glyndebourne’s touring Barber’
‘From the Overture’s polished string-playing to the dazzling ensemble close it is a delight.’
– Classical Source