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Peter Grimes

Rana Mitter reviews English National Opera's new version of Peter Grimes, Benjamin Britten's opera about a reclusive fisherman who is suspected of foul play by his local community.

Rana Mitter reviews a new production of Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes. Premiered by English National Opera - as Sadler's Wells Opera - in 1945, Britten's first opera is widely regarded as the most significant British opera for over two centuries. ENO's production at the London Coliseum is directed by David Alden and stars Amanda Roocroft, Gerald Finley, Felicity Palmer and Stuart Skelton.

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 11 May 2009 21:15

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