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Paul McGrath, Director of Music, to conduct with English Touring Opera

pmPaul McGrath, Director of Music, will join the English Touring Opera as conductor for The Barber of Seville at the Arts Centre in May.

Paul is well known as an opera conductor, having previously worked with opera companies across Europe as well as Opera North and at the BBC Proms. He will conduct Rossini's opera from 9-12 May.

Set in 17th century Seville, The Barber of Seville tells the story of Rosina and Count Almaviva, a pair of young lovers who, with the help of Figaro, outwit Rosina’s guardian – Doctor Bartolo. The opera is based on a play by French writer Philippe Beaumarchais, whose famous 'Figaro' plays also inspired Mozart to pen The Marriage of Figaro.

The Barber of Seville comes to Warwick Arts Centre on Wed 9 May and Sat 12 May at 7.30pm.

Further information

Tickets: £21.50 (£19.50), £24.50 (£22.50), £28.50 (£26.50), Under 26s £12
Director: Thomas Guthrie
Cast: Grant Doyle, Cozmin Sime, Andrew Slater, Kitty Whately, Cheryl Enever, Nicholas Sharratt, Alan Fairs

To book tickets, contact the Arts Centre on 024 7652 4524 or visit the Arts Centre website.