Glyndebourne: Hamlet

Dates & times for Glyndebourne: Hamlet, Helmsley

09/07/201718:00 - 23:00

Address

Helmsley Arts Centre
Meeting house court
Helmsley
England
YO625DW

Contact

01439771700

Details

Brett Dean Hamlet Be part of a major new operatic work – join us for the world premiere of Brett Dean’s new opera based on Shakespeare’s best-known tragedy. Brett Dean’s colourful, energetic, witty and richly lyrical music expertly captures the modernity of this timeless tale, while Matthew Jocelyn’s libretto is pure Shakespeare. A cast of some of the finest singing actors of the moment will bring Hamlet to life. British tenor and Glyndebourne favourite Allan Clayton will play Hamlet. British mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly will play Gertrude and Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan will make her Glyndebourne debut as Ophelia. Legendary British bass John Tomlinson plays The Ghost of Old Hamlet. Hamlet will be conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, Glyndebourne’s former Music Director. Neil Armfield has directed numerous productions for Opera Australia, including their first full-length presentation of The Ring Cycle. He is the director of the acclaimed films Candy and Holding the Man. ‘The themes of life and death, love and betrayal have opera written all over them.’ —Brett Dean, Composer Sung in English with English supertitles Also on screen this summer: a timeless production of La traviata (captured live in 2014) and a new production of Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito (live). Creative team Composer Brett Dean Librettist Matthew Jocelyn Conductor Vladimir Jurowski Director Neil Armfield Set Designer Ralph Myers Costume Designer Alice Babidge Cast includes Hamlet Allan Clayton Gertrude Sarah Connolly Ophelia Barbara Hannigan Claudius Rod Gilfry Polonius Kim Begley Ghost of Old Hamlet John Tomlinson Horatio Jacques Imbrailo London Philharmonic Orchestra The Glyndebourne Chorus

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Adult
(U18's £7.50)
£15.00
per person

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Glyndebourne: Hamlet

Dates & times for Glyndebourne: Hamlet, Helmsley

09/07/201718:00 - 23:00

Address

Helmsley Arts Centre
Meeting house court
Helmsley
England
YO625DW

Contact

01439771700

Details

Brett Dean Hamlet Be part of a major new operatic work – join us for the world premiere of Brett Dean’s new opera based on Shakespeare’s best-known tragedy. Brett Dean’s colourful, energetic, witty and richly lyrical music expertly captures the modernity of this timeless tale, while Matthew Jocelyn’s libretto is pure Shakespeare. A cast of some of the finest singing actors of the moment will bring Hamlet to life. British tenor and Glyndebourne favourite Allan Clayton will play Hamlet. British mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly will play Gertrude and Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan will make her Glyndebourne debut as Ophelia. Legendary British bass John Tomlinson plays The Ghost of Old Hamlet. Hamlet will be conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, Glyndebourne’s former Music Director. Neil Armfield has directed numerous productions for Opera Australia, including their first full-length presentation of The Ring Cycle. He is the director of the acclaimed films Candy and Holding the Man. ‘The themes of life and death, love and betrayal have opera written all over them.’ —Brett Dean, Composer Sung in English with English supertitles Also on screen this summer: a timeless production of La traviata (captured live in 2014) and a new production of Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito (live). Creative team Composer Brett Dean Librettist Matthew Jocelyn Conductor Vladimir Jurowski Director Neil Armfield Set Designer Ralph Myers Costume Designer Alice Babidge Cast includes Hamlet Allan Clayton Gertrude Sarah Connolly Ophelia Barbara Hannigan Claudius Rod Gilfry Polonius Kim Begley Ghost of Old Hamlet John Tomlinson Horatio Jacques Imbrailo London Philharmonic Orchestra The Glyndebourne Chorus

Ticketing and entry prices for Glyndebourne: Hamlet

Type Cost
Adult
(U18's £7.50)
£15.00
per person

Location of Glyndebourne: Hamlet, Helmsley

What's nearby Glyndebourne: Hamlet, Helmsley