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The Barber of Seville

  • When

    07.05.2022 , 18:00

  • Where

    Opera Bałtycka w Gdańsku
    al. Zwycięstwa 15; 80-219 Gdańsk

  • Language

    surtitled in Polish

  • Style / Genre


  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Intermission


Probably no opera hero arouses such laughter and such sympathy as the Seville barber. Thanks to the phenomenal comedy of Beaumarchais Figaro invents harmless intrigues, opposes iniquity and at the same time entertains to tears. Rossini’s extremely spontaneous music gives an incredible dynamism to the love adventures. The tempo and energy emanating from this work of the young composer have already accompanied the creation of The Barber: according to the legend, the libretto was created in 12 days, and the music to the entire opera – in less than two weeks. Despite numerous problems during the premiere itself, which became a huge failure, the story of Figaro gained prominence, and Rossini became one of the most popular composers of his time.

Ballet, Choir and Orchestra of the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk


José Maria Florêncio

music director

Paweł Szkotak


Anna Chadaj

set and costume designer

Iwona Runowska


Francesco Bottigliero

musical cooperation

Michał Krężlewski

assistant music director

Magdalena Szlawska

assistant director

Agnieszka Długołęcka

chorus preparation

Joanna Maciejewska

assistant set and costume designer

Michał Jankowski

multimedia and lighting design