Edinburgh International Festival

 Guglielmo Tell

Tragic opera in four acts
Libretto by Étienne de Jouy and Hyppolite Bis
from the homonym drama by Friedrich Schiller and from the novel
La Suisse libre by Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian

Rhythmic italian translation by Calisto Bassi

Music by Gioachino Rossini

Performance in concert form
 

Characters

Cast

Guglielmo Tell,
a Swiss conjured baritone


Dalibor Jenis

Arnoldo Melcthal,
a Swiss conjured tenor


John Osborn

Matilde, a Habsburg princess
appointed to govern Swiss soprano


Angela Meade

Gualtiero Farst,
a Swiss conjured bass


Mirco Palazzi

Melcthal, Arnoldo's father bass Fabrizio Beggi
Jemmy, Guglielmo Tell's son soprano Marina Bucciarelli
Edwige, Guglielmo Tell's wife
mezzosoprano

Anna Maria Chiuri
Gessler, the Governor of the cantons
of Uri and Schwyz bass

Luca Tittoto
Ruodi, a fischerman tenor Mikeldi Atxalandabaso
Rodolfo, Captain of
Gesler's guard tenor

Luca Casalin
Leutoldo, a shepherd bass Paolo Maria Orecchia
A hunter bass Giuseppe Capoferri
 

 

Conductor

Gianandrea Noseda

Chorus master

Claudio Fenoglio

 

Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Regio

Within
Edinburgh International Festival

Calendar

Edinburgh - Husher Hall

  1. Tuesday 26 August 2014 - 18.30