NOV 17 & 19 | Music Hall

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"To be or not to be….” Louis Langrée leads a new musical setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.


THOMAS: Hamlet 


Louis Langrée, conductor
Stéphane Degout, baritone, Hamlet
Jodie Devos, soprano, Ophélie
Renée Tatum, mezzo-soprano, Gertrude
Raymond Aceto, bass, Claudius

Aaron McKone, tenor, Laërte
Nmon Ford, baritone, Spectre
Mark Hockenberry, bass, Polonius
Logan Wagner, tenor, Marcellus /

Michael Anthony McGee, bass-

     baritone, Horatio / gravedigger

May Festival Chorus

Robert Porco, director

Opéra Comique

Cyril Teste, stage director
Céline Gaudier, assistant stage director

     and dramaturge

Hernán Peñuela Álvarez, assistant

     technical director and set designer

Orane Furness-Pina, stage manager

Julien Boizard, lighting designer
Mehdi Toutain-Lopez, video designer



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"To be or not to be….” French composer Ambroise Thomas’ grand opera is a musical setting of Shakespeare’s story of the melancholic Prince Hamlet, his murderous uncle, ghostly father, and lover driven to madness. Louis Langrée leads the CSO and May Festival Chorus in this new touring production created in collaboration with Paris’ famed Opéra Comique.

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