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Special Event - Carnival
Venice, The Barber of Seville returns to the La Fenice Theater for Carnival
Gioachino Rossini's masterpiece will be presented in Bepi Morassi's historic staging, with eight performances scheduled
Carnival Cocktail evening (11.02) from €190 to €360 show, cocktails and DJ set

La Fenice Theater Foundation Presents

“ Opera and Ballet Season 2023 / 24 ”
To the La Fenice Theater in Venice back on stage The Barber of Seville: the funny masterpiece of Joachim Rossini based on the play of the same name by Beaumarchais will be proposed from 26 January to 13 February 2024 in the director's historic staging Bepi Morassi, with the sets and costumes by Laurel Crisman.

The musical direction is entrusted to Renato Palumbo, at the helm ofOrchestra and Chorus of the Teatro La Fenice  – choir master Alfonso Caiani – and a cast made up of Nico Darmanin in the role of the Count of Almaviva, Omar Montanari in that of Bartolo, Marina Comparato in the role of Rosina, Alessandro Luongo in the guise of Figaro; Francis Milanese it will be Basilio; Giovanna Donadini, Bertha; William I ran, Fiorello.

There are eight performances on the bill, the January 26th and 28th, L'1, 3, 7, 9, 11 and 13 February 2024.

The recovery of Barber of Seville this year it is linked to the most famous of the lagoon festivals, the Venice Carnival – included among the events of the 2024 edition, Sunday February 11th offers a special appointment: strictly in costume, at the end of the performance it will be possible to enjoy a "Carnival Cocktails" with DJ set in the Sale Apollinee de La Fenice, purchasing the specific ticket in addition to the show ticket.

Venice, The Barber of Seville returns to the La Fenice Theater for Carnival

Other information of interest

Saturday's rerun February 3 will be transmitted in direct radio on Rai Radio3.


Characters and performers
Count of Almaviva Nico Darmanin
Bartolo Omar Montanari
Rosina Marina Comparato
Figaro Alessandro Luongo
Don Basilio Francesco Milanese
Fiorello William Corrò
Berta Giovanna Donadini

Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro La Fenice
director Renato Palumbo
choir master Alfonso Caiani

direction Bepi Morassi
sets and costumes Lauro Crisman
lights Andrea Benetello


The Barber of Seville
Buff melodrama in two acts

booklet by Cesare Sterbini
from the comedy Le Barbier de Séville
by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

Music by Gioachino Rossini


26 January 2024 at 7pm 'before'
performances 28 January at 3.30pm, 1, 3, 7, 9 and 13 February at 7pm
February 11th at 5pm + Carnival Cocktail+ DJ Set

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