WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE (ROSSINI

WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE
(ROSSINI)

WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE
by ROSSINI

The “WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE” is the overture to the opera William Tell – the last of Rossini’s 39 operas.
The overture, with its famous finale, “March Of The Swiss Soldiers,” is a major part of the concert and recording repertoire.

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It is particularly familiar through its use in the American radio and television shows of The Lone Ranger. Several portions of the overture were used prominently in the films A Clockwork Orange and The Eagle Shooting Heroes.


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Edo de Waart, performs the thrilling finale to Rossini’s William Tell Overture.