A scene from Rossini’s ‘Guillaume Tell.’ Photo: Marty Sohl, courtesy of Metropolitan Opera, used with permission.
A little target practice? A scene from Rossini’s ‘Guillaume Tell.’ Photo: Marty Sohl, courtesy of Metropolitan Opera, used with permission.
American bass John Relyea as the hated Austrian governor Gesler. Photo: Marty Sohl, courtesy of Metropolitan Opera, used with permission.
Swiss Arnold (Bryan Hymel) and Austrian Mathilde (Marina Rebeka) should not be in love. Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera, used with permission.
Korean baritone Kwangchul Youn as Melcthal, whose murder catalyzes Swiss revolt. Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera, used with permission.
Latvian soprano Marina Rebeka as Mathilde—not bad for an Austrian princess. Photo: Marty Sohl, courtesy of Metropolitan Opera, used with permission.
Soprano Janai Brugger as Jemmy and Gerald Finley as William Tell at a crucial moment. Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera, used with permission.
Italian tenor Michele Angelini debuted as Ruodi, a fisherman. Photo: Jonathan Tichler, courtesy of Metropolitan Opera, used with permission.
American tenor Sean Panikkar as Rodolphe, captain of Gesler’s guard. Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera, used with permission.
Maria Zifchak as Tell’s wife, Hedwige, has a substantial 420+ Met performances behind her. Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera, used with permission.
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