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Hamlet

Synopsis
Recording of a production of Ambroise Thomas’ 1868 opera in five acts starring Stéphane Degout in the title role and Sabine Devieilhe as Ophelia. Sung in French, it features the Orchestre des Champs-Elysées and the Choeur Les Eléments. Directed for the Opéra Comique in Paris by Cyril Teste, realised for the screen by Francois Roussillon. This production uses the original ending, in while Hamlet lives after killing Claudius and is hailed as the new king.
Language
English
Country
France
Medium
Video
Year of release
2019
Subjects
Drama; Music; Shakespeare

Credits

Director
Francois Roussillon
Writer
Jules Barbier; Michel Carré
Music
Ambroise Thomas
Costume
Isabelle Deffin
Art Direction
Ramy Fischler
Conductor
Louis Langree
Cast
Jérôme Varnier 
Julien Behr 
Kevin Amiel 
Laurent Alvaro 
Nicolas Legoux 
Sabine Devieilhe 
Stéphane Degout 
Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo 
Yoann Dubruque 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
BR Region free, Blu-Ray DVD
Price
£30
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
171 minutes
Year
2019

Distributor

Name

Naxos Records

Email
cds@selectmusic.co.uk
Web
https://www.naxos.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01737 645600
Fax
01737 644065
Address
c/o Select Music
Unit 8, Salbrook Industrial Estate
Salbrook Road, Salfords
Redhill
RH1 5GJ
 

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