The Met: Live in HD - Hamlet
Sat, Jun 04 | The Lensic

The Met: Live in HD - Hamlet

This riveting contemporary masterpiece appears live with Neil Armfield, who directed the work’s premiere, bringing his acclaimed staging to the Met. Many of the original cast members have followed, including tenor Allan Clayton in the title role.

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Jun 04, 2022, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
The Lensic, 211 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA

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Face masks and proof of vaccination—or proof of recent negative Covid test—are required at this event.  See  lensic.org/safe-access details.

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When Australian composer Brett Dean’s Hamlet had its world premiere at the 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 appears live with Neil Armfield, who directed the work’s premiere, bringing his acclaimed staging to the Met. Many of the original cast members have followed, including tenor Allan Clayton in the title role.

Nicholas Carter makes his Met debut conducting a remarkable ensemble, which also features soprano Brenda Rae as Ophelia, mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly as Gertrude, baritone Rod Gilfry as Claudius, and legendary bass Sir John Tomlinson as the ghost of Hamlet’s father.

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