WINTER HARBOR — Rossini’s comic opera “The Barber of Seville,” about a cunning, sharp-scissored barber, Figaro, who helps Count Almaviva woo a beautiful orphan away from her pompous guardian, will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 18-20, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at Hammond Hall as part of the 2022 Winter Harbor Music Festival.
Directed by Deiran Manning, the production will feature the familiar voices of Josh Gurwitz, Celeste Mittlehauser, Henry Horstmann, Roland Dube and Brooke Daigle. They will be joined by Cassandra Petrie, Logan Tarwarter and Chris Jurak. Surry resident and opera singer Stephen L. Bryant has the role of the lecherous Don Bartolo. He has acted and sung has numerous roles with the New York City Opera, Spoleto Festival USA; San Francisco Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Michigan Opera Theatre, Chautauqua Opera and Toledo Opera, Arizona Opera and Santa Fe Opera.