Ambroise Thomas: Hamlet at the Opéra Comique

Author: François Roussillon et Associés

Starring Stéphane Degout, one of the most resonant incarnations of Hamlet, and Sabine Devieilhe who makes her debut in the extraordinary role of Ophelia.

  • Opéra Comique | Copyright: © Sabine Hartl Olaf Daniel Meyer

    Opéra Comique © Sabine Hartl Olaf Daniel Meyer

From the adaptation of Shakespeare’s version by Alexandre Dumas, Jules Barbier et Michel Carré wrote a romantic and spectacular libretto in which Ophelia shines with a peculiar radiance. With its virtuosic arias, arresting ensembles and vivid orchestra – and the appearance of the saxophone – Ambroise Thomas composed one of the finest scores of the French repertoire.

Cyril Teste stages and puts into perspective this metaphor for the power of drama.
Live recording in December at the Opéra Comique.
TV-direction: François Roussillon
Length: 180 mins approx.



Cycle of Bruckner’s symphonies in St. Florian

Telmondis Distribution

Started in September 2017, the Munich Philharmonic and Valery Gergiev present the most spectacular and ambitious cycle of the composer’s Symphonies.

This was the IMZ Academy “Going Live - From the performing arts stage to screens worldwide“

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

This IMZ Academy examined the phenomenon of "live" from strategic, editorial, artistic, practical and technological perspectives and took place from 20-21 September in the course of the International Television Festival Golden Prague.

WOMEX - The World Music Expo from 24-28 October 2018

WOMEX – The World Music Expo

Taking place in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria this year, WOMEX is the most international music meeting in the world and the biggest conference of the global music scene, featuring a trade fair, talks, films and a showcase festival. WOMEX Film presents documentaries that portray music, movements and histories from across the world.

Musica Pelos Poros (Music through my skin)

WOMEX – The World Music Expo

Music nowadays almost always comes to us as a product, something prepared and complete. The documentary shares the musical process of eleven musicians from across the world that come together at a residency at the Festival Artes Serrinha to improvise and surprise each other.


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