Adelaide festival 2018 opera headliner is Brett Dean and Neil Armfield’s Hamlet

By Stephanie Convery for The Guardian (UK)

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Following the success of Barrie Kosky’s Saul, Adelaide festival continues its Glyndebourne partnership with another Australian creative team

Internationally renowned Australian opera talent will again headline Adelaide festival in the form of composer Brett Dean’s Hamlet.

The Glyndebourne Festival Opera production, directed by Neil Armfield, who is also co-artistic director of Adelaide festival, will have its Australian premiere and exclusive season at the Adelaide festival centre in March next year and run for a mere three performances.

Related: Saul review – Barrie Kosky slays giant expectations in triumphant return to Adelaide

Related: Hamlet review – Brett Dean conjures spectres, swordfights and swapped soliloquies

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Source: Opera News from the UK Guardian