Damiano Michieletto’s giddying production embraces this perpetual motion and carries in its wake the happy couple formed by Lawrence Brownlee and Pretty Yende.
“The Barber is one of the century's masterpieces”. These words were written by the very Berlioz who in his youth had denounced not only Rossini, but also the “fanaticism he aroused in the fashionable circles of Paris”.
This American tenor has been praised for the power, flexibility and thrilling high notes he brings to his opera performances. Audiences will get up close and personal with this master of the high Cs in the intimate setting of a recital.
"Brownlee's supple, strong and high-flying voice... is an instrument of great beauty and expression." - NPR