Gioachino Rossini

Guillaume Tell

Oct 18 - Nov 12

Rossini’s epic telling of the William Tell fable returns to the Met stage after an absence of more than 80 years, in a new production by Pierre Audi. Gerald Finley sings one of his signature roles as Tell, the revolutionary on a quest for freedom. Marina Rebeka is Mathilde and Bryan Hymel is her suitor, Arnold. Fabio Luisi conducts Rossini’s final, crowning operatic achievement.

Production a gift of The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc.

Additional funding from The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Endowment Fund

Co-production of the Metropolitan Opera and Dutch National Opera

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  • Sung In
  • French
  • Met Titles In
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Estimated Run Time
  • 4 hrs 34 mins
  • House Opens
  • Act I 70 mins
  • Intermission 30 mins
  • Act II 108 mins
  • Intermission 40 mins
  • Act III 26 mins
  • Opera Ends
New Production Oct 18 - Nov 12

This production has completed for the season.

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Production Pierre Audi

Set Designer George Tsypin

Costume Designer Andrea Schmidt-Futterer

Lighting Designer Jean Kalman

Choreographer Kim Brandstrup

Dramaturg Klaus Bertisch

Gioachino Rossini


Gioachino Rossini