Rossini: William Tell (guillaume Tell) / Finley
Label: OPUS ARTE
Catalog: OA BD7195D
Format: BLU RAY
FINLEY BYSTROM OSBORN ROYAL OPERA CHORUS ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE PAPPANO MICHIELETTO
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.