The Barber of Seville fulfills 200 years next the 20 of February and, on the occasion of the event of this opera of Gioacchino Rossini, the City council of Seville and more than 25 institutions, associations and cultural promoters of the city they have been united to offer to citizens and visitors a series of activities related to this work.
Of the hand of the Theater Arsenal, we have wanted to celebrate with all the city this event to fill here from and during the next months activities that evoke the figure of the barber and the importance whom it has for Seville, it has indicated the general director of Culture of the City council of Seville, Isabel Ojeda.
These activities will be developed not only during the month of February, but they will extend throughout the year. Representations of opera, recite to them, cycles of conferences, urban drawing, lyrical colloquies, publications, tour and until supplies of restoration based on the legendary gastronomical liking of the great Gioacchino Rossini, among others activities scattered by an ample calendar, they try to celebrate and participating the bicentennial creatively.
Between the activities organized by from Seville town hall, they emphasize lsketchcrawl Seville, with which a group of urban sketchers, in denominated notebooks Sketchcrawl Seville, it has attended the pregeneral test and have drawn in situ the opera. Their works will be set out in the Felipe Gonz¡lez Library. In addition, within its programming of winter 2016, the House of the Poets and the Letters organizes a colloquy on the Barber of Sevillacon the participation of Carmen Laff³n, Juan Su¡rez, Jacobo Cortines, Ana Mara Abascal and Andr©s Moreno Mengbar, moderate by Rosala G³mez.
From the 20 of February, the Seville program city of opera will take the opera to the street illustrating and putting in value the routes created by the City council of Seville. In each one of the itineraries scenes of several works will imagine especially the Barber of Seville. The spectacles will be on foot of street in different points from the city.
The day of the event, the Choir of the Friendly Association of the Theater of the Arsenal Choir will interpret Aryans of the Barber of Seville, as well as of other operas of Rossini, in the New Place as of the 12.00 hours.