Glyndebourne: Hamlet (live screening)

June 28, 2017 in by mwhiteside


Event Details


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. 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.

Running time 180 min

£16.50, £14.50 conc, £5.50 U16 in advance

£17.50, £15.50 conc, £6.50 U16 on the door