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House Debut at Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège in ‘La Sonnambula’ (Canceled due to COVID-19)

House Debut at Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège in ‘La Sonnambula’ (Canceled due to COVID-19)

René Barbera makes his highly anticipated house debut at Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège as Elvino in a new production of Bellini's La Sonnambula. Director Jaco Van Dormael brings his renowned poetic imagery to create the pastoral idyll and touching innocence of the heroine, Amina, to this profoundly endearing work. Speranza Scappucci conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège.

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Debut at the New National Theatre in Tokyo

Debut at the New National Theatre in Tokyo

René Barbera makes his highly anticipated debut at the New National Theatre in Tokyo this month, singing Count Almaviva in Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia. Fresh off the heels of his performances as Count Almaviva at Genoa's Teatro Carlo Felice in January, Mr. Barbera garnered acclaim for his "bright and ringing timbre, and extensive, confident and precise agility as he showed during the performance." (

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