Britten

Peter Grimes

Issue: 
November 2013
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'In the year of the centenary of Benjamin Britten's birth, in an unseasonably chill and squally June, an unprecedented event took place on the beach at Aldeburgh in Suffold. Peter Grimes, the British composer's greatest opera was staged on the shingle as part of the Festival.' Hilary Finch

Britten
Peter Grimes
Alan Oke, Giselle Allen, David Kempster, Alexandra Hutton, Gaynor Keeble, Charmain Bedford, Robert Murray, Henry Waddington, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Christopher Gillett, Charles Rice, Stephen Richardson; Chorus of Opera North; Chorus of Guildhall School of Muisc & Drama; Britten-Pears Orchestra/Steuart Bedford

Signum Classics SIGCD 348

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For a full review pick up a copy of the November issue of BBC Music Magazine