Britten: Peter Grimes / Atherton, Langridge, Opie

Release Date: 6/10/2003
Label: Kultur Video
Catalog Number: 2902
Conductor: David Atherton
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
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.
Works on This Recording
1. Peter Grimes, Op. 33 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor: David Atherton
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1944-1945 ; England
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