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Amleto is an Italian opera in four acts, music by Franco Faccio and libretto by Arrigo Boito, after William Shakespeare's play Hamlet. It was first performed in Genoa, on May 30, 1865, and a revised was performed in Milan, on February 12, 1871. It was revived in 2014 in Baltimore (Maryland) and also performed in 2016 at the Bregenzer Festspiele.

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Discography[change | change source]

  • 2014: Alex Richardson (Amleto), Abla Lynn Hamza (Ofelia), Shannon DeVine (Geltrude), Caroline Worra (Claudio), Jeffrey Beruan (Spettro), Joseph Hubbard (Orazio); Opera Southwest Chorus and Orchestra, Anthony Barrese - (Opera Southwest)
  • 2016: Pavel Černoch (Amleto), Iulia Maria Dan (Ofelia), Dshamilja Kaiser (Geltrude), Claudio Sgura (Claudio), Gianluca Buratto (Spettro), Sébastien Soulès (Orazio); Prager Philharmonischer Chor, Wiener Symphoniker, Paolo Carignani - (Deutsche Grammophon)

Sources[change | change source]

  • The Complete Dictionary of Opera & Operetta, James Anderson, Wings Books, 1993.