Dean - Hamlet (DVD)
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Label: Opus Arte
Cat No: OA1254D
Number of Discs: 1
Release Date: 29th June 2018
David Butt Philip
The Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Dean’s colourful, energetic, witty and richly lyrical music expertly captures the modernity of Shakespeare’s timeless tale, while also exploiting the traditional operatic elements of arias, ensembles and choruses. Matthew Jocelyn’s inspired libretto is pure Shakespeare, adhering to the Bard’s narrative thread but abridging, reconfiguring and interweaving it into motifs that highlight the main dramatic themes: death, madness, the impossibility of certainty and the complexities of action.
‘With a reverent but mischievous take on the text and a superb cast led by tenor Allan Clayton, this world premiere production rises to the challenge set by Shakespeare’s great play’ – The Guardian ****
‘Brilliant music, rapturously received Dean’s music offers great brilliance.’ – The Daily Telegraph ****
Extra features: Creating a World Premiere, A Theatre of Sound and a cast gallery
- Hamlet: Allan Clayton
- Gertrude: Sarah Connolly
- Ophelia: Barbara Hannigan
- Claudius: Rod Gilfry
- Polonius: Kim Begley
- Ghost of Old Hamlet: John Tomlinson
- Horatio: Jacques Imbrailo
- Laertes: David Butt Philip
- Rosencrantz: Rupert Enticknap
- Guildenstern: Christopher Lowrey
Stage director: Neil Armfield
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ KO
Running time: 185 minutes
Sound format: LPCM 2.0, DTS Digital Surround
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