The Barber of Seville

the AU Interview: Opera Australia siblings Jane Ede and David Parkin discuss their first time onstage together for The Barber of Seville

February 28, 2016

The Barber of Seville is a fun, fast-paced opera, with much laughter and giggles and many breathless moments of vocal talent. Two such vocal talents are brother sister duo Jane Ede and David Parkin, who play Berta and Don Basilio respectively. We chatted to the siblings about their joint casting and found out who can hold the longest […]

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Arts Review: The Barber of Seville – Opera Australia, Sydney (Performances to 22nd March)

January 31, 2016

Some fun facts about The Barber of Seville that I didn’t know going in is that it is based on a novel and is actually the prequel for The Marriage of Figaro, despite Seville being the work of Rossini and Figaro of Mozart. Having of course seen Opera Australia’s The Marriage of Figaro last year […]

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