Hamlet (Brett Dean), 2017

Hamlet (Brett Dean), 2017

Brett Dean’s award-winning reimagining of Shakespeare’s most famous play, Hamlet.

Extra content - Hamlet: explore with Alexandra
Opera Specialist Alexandra Coghlan talks to librettist Matthew Jocelyn, composer Brett Dean and Shakespeare scholar Sir Jonathan Bate to get under the skin of this operatic adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Hamlet was the Opera of the Month for April 2022.

Photo: Richard Hubert Smith

Hamlet (Brett Dean), 2017
  • Hamlet - full opera

    Before you set out for revenge, make sure you dig two graves.

    Tormented by his father’s death, Hamlet plots revenge. But it’s a long way from anger to murder, and soon the Prince finds himself losing his grip on sanity, strength, love and even life itself.

    Rapturously received at its 2017 premi...

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  • Hamlet: explore with Alexandra

    Since its 2017 premiere, Hamlet has been praised for its unerring virtuosity and mesmerising score, won a host of major awards and travelled to three continents.

    Alexandra Coghlan talks to librettist Matthew Jocelyn, composer Brett Dean and Shakespeare scholar Sir Jonathan Bate to explore the o...