Related Program: Athens News Matters Athens News Matters: UGA Opera Presents 'The Barber of Seville' By Michael Cardin • Feb 14, 2020 Related Program: Athens News Matters TwitterFacebookEmail Maestro Hilary Griffiths (left) and Frederick Burchinal, director of the UGA Opera Theatre, pose in the WUGA studio. Credit Michael Cardin As the University of Georgia Opera prepares for its performances of Rossini’s "The Barber of Seville," professor Frederick Burchinal gives us a sneak preview of this very popular opera. Listen Listening... / 4:09 Listen to the story. Tags: UGA OperaFrederick BurchinalHugh Hodgson School of MusicTwitterFacebookEmail Related Content Athens News Matters: "The Scottish Play" By Morgan Frey & Gemma DiCarlo • Dec 13, 2019 In honor of Friday the 13th, we talk about a supposedly cursed play, and a real-life experience that happened to a UGA professor at the Metropolitan Opera. Athens News Matters: UGA Opera Theatre Presents Lucia di Lammermoor By Morgan Frey • Oct 18, 2019 Morgan Frey The UGA Opera Theatre, directed by Metropolitan Opera veteran Frederick Burchinal, presents Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor this weekend. Morgan Frey takes us inside the preparations.