Joyous love wins in ‘The Barber of Seville’

May 8, 2017 - 7:30pm

It may have been Election Day on Saturday, but the comic pursuit of love dominated in Opera San Antonio’s “The Barber of Seville” at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. The opera company staged a union of virtuosic singing with physical comedy for the ever-popular masterpiece by Biachino Rossini before an audience of more than 1,100 people Saturday night. Stage director E. Loren Meeker prepared a highly entertaining interpretation of “Barber” with a cast that left nothing more to be desired. All four top singers quickly established themselves with their opening arias that set into motion the story of “somersaulting hearts.”

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