Delayed Live from Met Opera
Glyndebourne Festival in 2017, The Guardian declared, “New opera doesn’t often get to sound this good … Shakespeare offers a gauntlet to composers that shouldn’t always be picked up, but Dean’s Hamlet rises to the challenge.”
This riveting contemporary masterpiece with Neil Armfield, who directed the work’s premiere, brings his acclaimed staging to the Met stage. Many of the original cast members have followed, including tenor Allan Clayton in the title role, and Nicholas Carter makes his Met debut conducting a remarkable ensemble.
The Bard’s immortal tragedy is among theatre’s most captivating psychological portraits, and the incorporation of music only escalates the tension of this classic tale.
An Opera in 2 acts sung in English.
195m approx including one 30m interval