Rossini: William Tell

Rossini: William Tell

by Antonio Pappano
     
 

In Rome in the fall of 2010, Antonio Pappano and the choir and orchestra of the Accademia Nationale di Santa Cecilia launched their season with complete performances of Rossini’s final French opera seria, William Tell. It is this rare and justly celebrated revival of Rossini’s opera -- one scarcely known today, beyond the familiar climax of its overture -- thatSee more details below

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In Rome in the fall of 2010, Antonio Pappano and the choir and orchestra of the Accademia Nationale di Santa Cecilia launched their season with complete performances of Rossini’s final French opera seria, William Tell. It is this rare and justly celebrated revival of Rossini’s opera -- one scarcely known today, beyond the familiar climax of its overture -- that EMI Classics captures live on a landmark new recording.

The many cinematic and television appearances of the famous theme from the overture, including A Clockwork Orange, The Lone Ranger, and Bugs Bunny, makes this one of the few works to be known universally way beyond the opera-loving public. In addition to the overture, there are many other great moments to discover amongst the arias, finales, spectacular crowd scenes, choruses, and dances.

Joining Pappano is the Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia under his musical directorship and a stellar international cast featuring Canadian baritone Gerald Finley in the title role and American tenor John Osborn. From the Label

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Product Details

Release Date:
08/09/2011
Label:
Warner Classics
UPC:
5099902882628
catalogNumber:
28826

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  1. Guillaume Tell (William Tell), opera  - Gioachino Rossini  - Carlo Bosi  - Frederic Caton  - Gerald Finley  - Armand Marrast  - John Osborn  - Antonio Pappano  - J.M.W. Turner  -  Accademia di Santa Cecilia Chorus  -  Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra Rome  - Marie-Nicole Lemieux  - Ford Madox Brown  - Carlo Cigni  - Davide Malvestio  - Matthew Rose  - Elena Xanthoudakis  - Celso Albelo  - Malin Byström  - Dawid Kimberg  - Etienne de Jouy  - Hippolyte Bis  - Adolphe Crémieux  - Gabriele Gemignani

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