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The Long Shadow of Guillaume Tell 

Rossini's last opera occupies a seminal place in the nineteenth-century repertory. As Caramoor prepares a concert revival of Guillaume Tell, PATRICK DILLON explains just how this particular grand opera hits the bull's-eye.

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Their lives overlapped for thirteen years, and both had shining theatrical careers that met early ends with dramas about William Tell. That, though, is likely the extent of what Gioachino Rossini and ...

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