Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868)

Top Rossini pieces

'Largo al factotum' artwork

'Largo al factotum' Gioachino Rossini Conductor: The Barber of Seville

La Cenerentola - Overture artwork

La Cenerentola - Overture Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Carlo Rizzi Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Record label: Teldec Catalogue ID: 4509 945532

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Riccardo Chailly Ensemble: Philharmonic Orchestra of La Scala, Milan Record label: DECCA Catalogue ID: 4438502

Gioachino Rossini Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin Ensemble: Sinfonia Varsovia Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: 75605 570312

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868 : Italy) Conductor: Herbert von Karajan Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4394152

Most shared Rossini features

William tell choir

A choir sang the entire William Tell Overture while galloping

Cat duet

Two choirboys sing a cat duet and manage to keep a straight face

new releases 10th july

New releases: Dvorak, Sibelius and some more 'Explosive Classics'

William Tell Overture bottle train

The William Tell Overture played by a train set and bottles is a magnificent percussion achievement

coloratura masterclass Ezgi Kutlu

We asked a top opera singer to explain coloratura (aka fancy vocal fireworks) and how on earth you do it

string quartet rocking horses

Here's a string quartet playing the William Tell overture while on rocking horses

William Tell Royal Opera House

Opening night of Royal Opera’s William Tell met with boos at depiction of 'sexual assault'