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The Barber of Seville: Friday, May 1, 7:30pm
San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd Avenue and B Street, Downtown San Diego

Dear members of the Oxford & Cambridge Society of San Diego, IvyPlus and UniBrits,

Join us for unforgettable music and drama during San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 Season with a special offer AND private reception!

This offer includes:

  • 25% SAVINGS on the Friday evening performance of Rossini's hilarious tale of mistaken identity, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE on Friday, May 1, 2020. The Barber of Seville is a fully-staged production featuring incredible sets and costume design and starring SDO favorites Emily Fons as Rosina, Kevin Burdette as Don Basilio and the dashing David Pershall as "the King of Lather and Foam," Figaro himself.

    Prices shown already reflect your special package deal: 25% discount off the current single ticket price, reception and waived handling fee.
  • 5:30pm onward: Private Reception for our members on the theatre concourse prior to the performance. Grab a light bite from one of the concourse food vendors and bring it to out VIP area! Wine and beer are included as part of the price of your ticket package and available from our private bar. Mix and mingle with your fellow alumni.
  • 6:40pm: Free pre-opera lecture, 50 minutes before the performance for those who wish to attend.
  • $10.00 handling fee automatically waived.

Click the "Reserve Now!" button on the right of the page to get started. If you're new to SDO you'll be asked to create an account or if you're returning, simply log in!
The earlier you book, the more you save. Purchase your tickets early as prices may go up based on demand.

Plan Your Evening

Come early and stay late for great free events and fun with friends.

  • Private Reception for Oxford & Cambridge Society: Grab your bite from one of the Concourse Food Vendors available then mix and mingle with your fellow almuni in a private area with drinks provided. From 5:30pm onward to curtain.
  • Pre-Opera Lectures: Entertaining & Enlightening
  • Post-Opera Talk-Back: Meet The Stars & Get The Insider Scoop
  • Directions & Parking: Where to be and how to get there!


by Gioachino Rossini

Figaro, Figaro, Fiiiigggaarrro! Barber by day, matchmaker by night, Figaro puts his wiles to work as he aids in creating the perfect marriage with hilarious pranks, mistaken identities, and general tomfoolery at every turn. We’ll find out which marriage is made in heaven!

Sung in Italian with projected English translations.