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Retelling Hamlet As an Opera

Synopsis
Podcast. Composer Brett Dean and librettist Matthew Jocelyn created an operatic retelling, which has its world premiere at Glyndebourne Festival 2017. In this episode of the Glyndebourne podcast, they discuss the creative process, and we hear from tenor Allan Clayton who sings the role of Hamlet and Shakespeare scholar Ann Thompson who speaks on the differing positioning of the text in the folio editions with the emphasis on the soliloquies. Presented by Katie Derham.
Series
Glyndebourne Podcast
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
17 Mar 2017
Duration
20 mins

Credits

Producer
Katherine Godfrey
Contributor
Allan Clayton; Ann Thompson; Brett Dean; Katie Derham; Matthew Jocelyn

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Accessed 4/2017.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://soundcloud.com/glyndebourne-opera/hamlet-podcast

Production Company

Name

Whistledown Productions

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