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Opera Fix - Danni talks The Barber of Seville with Benjamin Zand

Danielle de Niese offers opera novices a virtual backstage pass into her world - Will journalist and filmmaker Ben Zand be converted through Rossini's sparkling Barber of Seville?

Classical Fix helps music fans curate their own classical playlists. It seems a lot of Classical Fix guests have a real problem getting to grips with opera, so for the next four weeks, in a special series, internationally acclaimed soprano Danielle de Niese will be helping opera novices enter her world by offering them a virtual back-stage pass.

In today's episode, Danni hand-picks an opera for journalist and filmmaker Benjamin Zand to explore: Rossini’s “Barber of Seville”. Can he be converted? Join Ben and Danni backstage at English National Opera to find out.

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