Assistant Professor of Musicology, Desautels Faculty of Music, University of Manitoba Dr. Colette Simonot-Maiello explores composer Gioachino Rossini’s brilliance in the remarkable music of one of the world’s favorite operas. There you will learn how the expanding role of the orchestra captures the individuality of each unforgettable character in The Barber of Seville.

Preliminary registration is required. The event is free of charge.