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Hamlet at the Symphony

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. As part of the ‘Morning Edition’ news programme, presenter David Bower talks to conductor John Mauceri about his performance of Shostakovich’s 1964 score for Kozintsev’s HAMLET as "a Hamlet tone poem, with words and music creating a drama to be performed by six actors and a symphony orchestra". Adapted by director Gerald Freedman and specially presented by the North Carolina Symphony and actors from the NC School of the Arts, this new interpretation was performed as part of a ‘Hamlet and Shostakovich’ Festival at the North Carolina Symphony, 11-16 February 2008.
Series
Morning Edition
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
15 Feb 2008 at 05:00 (Channel: WUNC)
Duration
5:15

Credits

Director
Gerald Freedman
Music
Dmitri Shostakovich
Contributor
Grigori Kozintsev; John Mauceri

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
film music; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Programme available for download at http://wunc.org/programs/news/archive/NDB021508.mp3/view (accessed 18/2/2008)
History
This programme was broadcast as part of the WUNC ‘Morning Edition’ news programme (5-9am). The exact transmission time is unknown.

Production Company

Name

North Carolina Public Radio

Email
wunc@wunc.org
Web
http://wunc.org/front-page External site opens in new window
Address
120 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill
North Carolina
NC 27517

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