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Hamlet

Synopsis
Live broadcast of Ambroise Thomas’s opera presented by Margaret Juntwait from the Metropolitan Opera, New York. With Simon Keenlyside as Hamlet and Marlis Petersen as last minute stand-in for Ophelie. Louis Langree conducts The New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra.
Series
Live from the Met
Language
French (Standard)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Notes
Sung in French.
Librettists: Michel Carre and Jules Barbier
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Writer
Jules Barbier; Michel Carré
Music
Ambroise Thomas
Contributor
Louis Langree; Margaret Juntwait
Cast
David Pittsinger 
James Morris 
Jennifer Larmore 
Liam Bonner 
Mark Showalter 
Marlis Petersen 
Maxim Mikhailov 
Richard Bernstein 
Simon Keenleyside 
Toby Spence 

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Name

Metropolitan Opera, New York

Address
USA

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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