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Hamlet

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Ambroise Thomas’ opera in a text by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier. Thomas Hampson is Hamlet. The Ambrosian Opera Chorus and the London Philharmonic are conducted by Antonio de Almeida.
Series
Opera Matinee
Language
French (Standard)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
13 Jan 1994 at 13:05 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
225 (inc. interval talk)

Credits

Writer
Jules Barbier; Michel Carré
Music
Ambroise Thomas
Contributor
Maggie Smith
Cast
Thomas HampsonHamlet
Samuel RameyClaudius
Denyce GravesGertrude
Michel TremontPolonius
June AndersonOphelia
Félix ThierryGravedigger
Francois Le RouxHoratio
G rard GarinoMarcellus
Gregory KundeLaertes
Jean-Philippe CourtisGhost
Jean-Pierre FurlanGravedigger

Additional Details

Theatre company
Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The interval talk (15.15:15.20) is GERTRUDE TALKS BACK by Margaret Atwood with Maggie Smith as Gertrude.
History
Acts 1-3 (13.05:15.15); Acts 4-5 (15.20:16.40).

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
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