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Articles tagged with "William Tell"

Saving the best until last: Our favourite operatic swansongs


10 July 2015

Five of our favourite final masterpieces from opera’s greatest composers.

Watch: Members of the cast and creative teams on Guillaume Tell

6 July 2015

Backstage films from the live relay of Guillaume Tell, including rehearsal footage and exclusive interviews.

Guillaume Tell: A response to recent debate and discussion

1 July 2015

Read a joint response from Alex Beard, Antonio Pappano and Kasper Holten.

Your Reaction: Guillaume Tell

30 June 2015

What did you think of Damiano Michieletto's production of Rossini's final opera?

Watch: Antonio Pappano conducts the William Tell overture wearing a Go-Pro

29 June 2015

Get a conductor's-eye view in this taster of a forthcoming film featuring cameras strapped to trombonists, violinists and percussionists.

Watch: Antonio Pappano – ‘When I first studied Guillaume Tell I was hit as if by a thunderbolt’

25 June 2015

Royal Opera Music Director discusses the evocative music of Rossini’s final opera.

Guillaume Tell musical highlight: ‘Sois immobile’

25 June 2015

Rossini gave his protagonist just one aria, but in it created a moment of startling intensity and beauty that lingers long in the memory and influenced Verdi and Wagner.

Opera Essentials: Guillaume Tell

16 June 2015

Our quick introduction to Rossini’s final masterpiece, which contains some of the composer's most inspired music.