Rossini - Guillaume Tell | Warner - The Home of Opera 9029577085

Rossini - Guillaume Tell

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Label: Warner - The Home of Opera

Cat No: 9029577085

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 20th October 2017

Contents

Artists

Gerald Finley
John Osborn
Malin Bystrom
Marie-Nicole Lemieux
Elena Xanthoudakis
Frederic Caton
Matthew Rose
Carlo Cigni
Carlo Bosi
Celso Albelo
Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Conductor

Antonio Pappano

Works

Rossini, Gioacchino

Guillaume Tell

Artists

Gerald Finley
John Osborn
Malin Bystrom
Marie-Nicole Lemieux
Elena Xanthoudakis
Frederic Caton
Matthew Rose
Carlo Cigni
Carlo Bosi
Celso Albelo
Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Conductor

Antonio Pappano

About

Guillaume Tell, premiered in Paris in 1829, was Rossini’s grandest opera and also his last, although the composer lived for almost 40 more years. Based on Friedrich Schiller’s epic play Wilhelm Tell, it tells of heroic resistance to Austrian oppression in 14th-century Switzerland. “The piece is an immense architectural challenge for a conductor,” says Antonio Pappano, “but I was just swept off my feet by its sheer energy and daring.”

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