Hamlet by Ambroise Thomas
Cyril Teste (stage director), Louis Langrée (conductor) - With Stéphane Degout (Hamlet), Sabine Devieilhe (Ophélie), Laurent Alvaro (Claudius)...
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Cyril Teste — Stage director
Stéphane Degout — Hamlet
Sabine Devieilhe — Ophélie
Laurent Alvaro — Claudius
Sylvie Brunet — Gertrude
Julien Behr — Laërte
Jérôme Varnier — Ghost of the late King Hamlet
Kevin Amiel — Marcellus, Second gravedigger
Yoann Dubruque — Horatio, First gravedigger
Nicolas Legoux — Polonius
"Les Eléments" Chamber Choir
Orchestre des Champs-Élysées
Louis Langrée — Conductor
“To be, or not to be..." You probably know the question, but perhaps not Cyril Teste's answer! A stage director famed for his fascinating fusion of theater and film, he stages the opera Hamlet for the first time in this production starring a brilliant group of soloists led by Stéphane Degout, Sabine Devieilhe, Laurent Alvaro, and Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo.
A seminal work of the French 19th-century repertoire premiered in 1868, Ambroise Thomas's Hamlet was a fixture of the Paris opera scene until the second half of the 20th century when it fell out of favor—an injustice that is happily being righted with this innovative and first-rate staging by Cyril Teste.