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Britten: Peter Grimes / Atherton, Langridge, Opie

Britten / Langridge / Cairns / Opie / Atherton
Release Date: 06/10/2003 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 2902  
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Janice CairnsAlan OpiePhilip LangridgeAnn Howard
Conductor:  David Atherton
Number of Discs: 1 
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Tim Albery’s startlingly original treatment of Britten’s first operatic masterpiece, a rich and vivid tragedy, won unalloyed critical acclaim and it was hailed as a landmark in the opera’s performance history. Stars Philip Langridge heading a fine cast of singers, including Janice Cairns as Ellen Orford, Alan Opie as Captain Balstrode and Ann Howard as Auntie. David Atherton conducts. Tim Albery’s startlingly original treatment of Britten’s first operatic masterpiece, a rich and vivid tragedy, won unalloyed critical acclaim and it was hailed as a landmark in the opera’s performance history. Stars Philip Langridge heading a fine cast of singers, including Janice Cairns as Ellen Orford, Alan Opie as Captain Balstrode and Ann Howard as Auntie. David Atherton conducts. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Peter Grimes, Op. 33 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Janice Cairns (), Alan Opie (), Philip Langridge (),
Ann Howard ()
Conductor:  David Atherton
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; England 

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