Irish National Opera: William Tell
Rossini’s magnificent and extravagant final masterpiece makes a triumphant return to Dublin after a gap of 145 years.
A freedom fighter in Austrian-occupied Switzerland. An oppressive Habsburg governor. The most famous Swiss apple. And a love story that crosses national divides. Rossini’s thrilling epic, his final masterpiece with the world’s most famous overture, is his most ambitious, forward-looking and vocally challenging opera.
Sung in French with English surtitles.
Running Time: 4 hours with 2 intervals.