Playing Don Basilio in Rossini's The Barber of Seville for Pop-Up Opera May-July and Sept-Oct 20
Yes! I get to have the most fun I can imagine as the scheming music teacher and get to sing the mother of all comic arias, the literally bombastic 'La Calunnia' or 'Slander'. It's going to be a riot! As a fan of Feodor Chaliapin's character studies, here he is as Don Basilio in 1912.