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Rossini: William Tell / Pappano, Royal Opera House Covent Garden [Blu-ray]


Release Date: 08/25/2017 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: OA BD7195D  
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Eric HalfvarsonGerald FinleyNicolas CourjalSofia Fomina,   ... 
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera, conducts Rossini's epic final masterpiece of French grand opera with an all-star cast that includes Gerald Finely in the title role, alongside John Osborn, Malin Bystrom and Sofia Fomina. The story of the legendary Swiss patrio Guillaume Tell, determined to free Switzerland from Austrian rule, is told through magnificent arias, ensembles and choruses, atmospheric musical evocations of the Swiss landscape, particularly in the famous overture, and dramatic episodes of great emotional power. Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera, conducts Rossini's epic final masterpiece of French grand opera with an all-star cast that includes Gerald Finely in the title role, alongside John Osborn, Malin Bystrom and Sofia Fomina. The story of the legendary Swiss patrio Guillaume Tell, determined to free Switzerland from Austrian rule, is told through magnificent arias, ensembles and choruses, atmospheric musical evocations of the Swiss landscape, particularly in the famous overture, and dramatic episodes of great emotional power. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Guillaume Tell by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Eric Halfvarson (Bass), Gerald Finley (Baritone), Nicolas Courjal (Bass),
Sofia Fomina (Soprano), Enkelejda Shkosa (Mezzo Soprano), Malin Bystrom (Soprano),
John Osborn (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 

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