Peter Grimes DVD|
Benjamin Britten's powerful opera 'Peter Grimes' is considered to be one of the masterpieces of the 20th century. In this famous production by Elijah Moshinsky for The Royal Opera Canadian tenor Jon Vickers stars as the complex and misunderstood fisherman. The conductor is Sir Colin Davis who worked for several years with the cast of this production resulting in a masterly interweaving of characters in this gripping drama. ""One of the most riveting operatic impersonations ofrom£10.59 | RRP:
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Benjamin Britten's first full-length opera, performed by the Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra in 1981. In 1830, introverted fisherman Peter Grimes plies his trade on the bleak East England coast, fitting awkwardly with the tight-knit and pious community around him. After he loses an apprentice at sea, the villagers' uneasiness towards him turns inexorably to wrath, with only the widowed schoolmistress Ellen Orford offering him support.
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