Britten: Billy Budd LPO/The Glyndebourne Chorus/Mark Elder 'The most compelling Billy Budd on video'   

‘The most compelling Billy Budd on video’ Michael Scott Rohan


Britten: Billy Budd
John Mark Ainsley, Jacques Imbrailo, Philip Ens, Matthew Rose, Richard Mosley-Evans, John Moore, Ben Johnson etc; LPO; The Glyndebourne Chorus/Mark Elder; dir. Michael Grandage

Opus Arte – DVD: Arte OA 1051D (NTSC system; dts 5.1; 16.9 picture format) 200 mins; Blu-ray: OA BD 7086D (1080i HD; 5.1 dts HD; 16:9 picture format) 200 mins


For a full review, take a look at the July issue of BBC Music Magazine