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Saturday, October 10, 2015 Permalink

At The Opera, Rossini: William Tell, October 10, 2015

  

Guillaume Tell or William Tell is an opera in four acts by Gioachino Rossini to a French libretto by Étienne de Jouy and Hippolyte Bis. Based on Friedrich Schiller's play William Tell, which drew on the William Tell legend, the opera was Rossini's last, although he lived for nearly forty more years. The overture, in four sections and featuring a depiction of a storm as well as a vivacious finale, the "March of the Swiss Soldiers," is often played. This 1980 recording stars Sherrill Milnes, Luciano Pavarotti and Mirella Freni. Riccardo Chailly conducts.

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:04pm
G. Rossini: Guglielmo Tell BUY National Philharmonic Orchestra; Ricardo Chailly, conductor
11:00pm
11:56pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240

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