ROH, Encore Screening, Sunday 12th July, 2.45pm
Director, Damiano Michieletto makes his Royal Opera House debut with a new production of Rossini’s final opera and greatest masterpiece. Conducted by Antonio Papano and Starring Gerald Finley in the title role.
Opening with one of the most famous overtures in all opera, ‘Guillaume Tell’ is a story of the titular Swiss archer and patriot, and his struggle against Austrian occupation, including the legendary scene in which Tell shoots an apple off his son’s head, inspiring his countrymen to rebel against their oppressors, Rossini’s final opera features one of his most outstanding musical scores.
Tickets on sale from 23rd May from Quinn’s Bookstore or via www.octagonfilms.org.uk