Adaptor 1 Richards, Mark
Date of First Production April 7th 2007
Title Hamlet: An Opera
Director Mark Richards
Place of First Production Jubilee United, Toronto, ON
Technical Design/Direction
Conductor: Wesley Ferreira
Cast/Performers
Cast:
Joseph Schnurr
Meghan Fleet
Andrew Tees
Michael Uloth
Catherine Gardener
Michael Barrett
Mark Gardner
Stratford Community Choir


Orchestra:
Anna Frey
Kari Hueber
Allison Bent
Pam Hinman
Alexa Wilks
Capella Sherwood
Liza McLellan
Sam McLellan
Year Play Written 2007
Adaptor 1 Biography Richards completed a Bachelor of Music in Composition at the Glenn Gould School at the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) in Toronto in 2002, studying with Samuel Dolin and Alexander Rapoport. In 2004, Richards began graduate studies in music theory at the University of Toronto, completing a Master’s degree in 2007 with a Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), and a Doctorate degree in 2011, for which he received a prestigious three-year Doctoral Award from SSHRC. An accomplished pianist, Richards also holds ARCT diplomas from the RCM in both piano performance and piano teaching.

In addition to his activities as a composer and music theorist, Richards has served as music director of the Inga Jarrett Memorial Concert in Toronto from 2006-2010 and as an editor, setter, and examiner of their senior theory exams with RCM Examinations.
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Adaptor 1 Bibliography http://www.markrichardscomposer.com/bio.html
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Synopsis A full-length opera adapted from Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
Keywords Opera
Notes Given a concert reading at Stratford Summer Music, August 16th 2008 [Excerpts] Premier info from: http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=514 Full from CD
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Adaptation of Hamlet
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