Britten: Peter Grimes

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4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0

COMPOSERS: Britten
LABELS: EMI
WORKS: Peter Grimes
PERFORMER: Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Felicity Lott, Thomas Allen; Royal Opera House Chorus & Orchestra/Bernard Haitink
CATALOGUE NO: 456 9432

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wonderfully sung Peter Grimes, with superb orchestral support, but it is a little too comfortable, not quite delivering the work’s emotional turmoil and complexity. Christopher Dingle