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Hamlet

Synopsis
Opera. Ambroise Thomas’ opera with libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carre. Staged by Nicholas Joel, and designed by Ezio Frigerio with Michael Plason conducting. Recorded at the Theatre du Chatelet, Paris, and directed for video by Brian Large.
Language
French (Standard)
Country
France
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2000
Recording date
1 Jun 2002
Transmission details
(Channel: Artsworld)
Duration
180 mins
Availability
No distributor traced

Credits

Director
Brian Large
Writer
Jules Barbier; Michel Carré
Music
Ambroise Thomas
Production Design
Ezio Frigerio
Costume
Franca Squarciapino
Cast
Thomas HampsonHamlet
José Van DamClaudius
Michelle DeYoungGertrude
Laurent AlvaroPolonius
Natalie DessayOphelia
Jean-Luc MauretteMarcellus
Marc LahoLaertes
Markus HollopSpectre du Roi (Ghost)
Philippe FourcadeHoratio

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
First shown on television on the digital channel Artsworld 7 October 2002.

Production Company

Name

RM Associates

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