Opera San Jose’s ‘Barber of Seville’ a chance for Dougherty to build a great character

Opera San Jose resident artist Kirk Dougherty, seen here as Edgardo in "Lucia di Lammermoor," is playing Count Almavida in "The Barber of Seville" through Nov. 27th at Opera San Jose. (Photo by Pat Kirk)

As employees in the opera world go, Kirk Dougherty has a pretty sweet gig. Right now, his bread and butter is as a resident artist with Opera San Jose. As a resident of the company since the 2014-2015 season, Dougherty is featured in many shows of the company’s season, and that is something he certainly …

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