Brett Dean's Hamlet

Neil Armfield (director), Vladimir Jurowski (conductor) – With Allan Clayton, Sarah Connolly, Barbara Hannigan, Rod Gilfry...

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Neil Armfield — Stage director
Ralph Myers — Set designer
Alice Babidge — Costume designer
Allan Clayton — Hamlet
Sarah Connolly — Gertrude
Barbara Hannigan — Ophelia
Rod Gilfry — Claudius
Kim Begley — Polonius
John Tomlinson — Ghost of Old Hamlet
Jacques Imbrailo — Horatio
David Butt Philip — Laertes
Rupert Enticknap — Rosencrantz
Christopher Lowrey — Guildenstern
The Glyndebourne Chorus

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“New opera doesn’t often get to sound this good.” (The Guardian) The highlight of the 2017 Glyndebourne Festival was the incredible triumph of a brand-new opera from contemporary Australian composer Brett Dean! Based on the beloved Shakespearean play, Hamlet, the opera's all-star cast is headed up by tenor Allan Clayton as Hamlet and mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly as Gertrude. They are joined by the Glyndebourne Chorus, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of former Glyndebourne music director Vladimir Jurowski.

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Directed by:
François Roussillon
Venue: Glyndebourne (Lewes, Great Britain)
Production date: 2017
Duration: 2 h 43 min
Production: © Glyndebourne, François Roussillon et Associés, NHK
Available subtitle(s): EN, Fr
Resolution: Full HD

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Friday, March 15, 2024