PETER GRIMES ON ALDEBURGH BEACH (PG)

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PRESENTED BY SCREEN NEXT THE SEA
Dir: Margaret Williams Conductor Stuart Bedford .Cast: Alan Oke,Gisele Allen,Catherne Wyne-Rogers
Benjamin Britten’s best known opera staged on the very beach where most of the action takes place, directed by Tim Albery on a set designed by Leslie Travers of dilapidated fishing boats and timbers built right at the water’s edge.
Filmed over 3 nights in Aldeburgh in 2013 with towering performances by Alan Oke (Grimes), Giselle Allen (Ellen Orford), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mrs Sedley) among others. Stuart Bedford conducts the Britten-Pears orchestra with the Opera North Chorus. The film is directed for the screen by Margaret Williams and will resonate to all who live on an East Anglian coast. “You cannot but get taken up in the drama and atmosphere and there’s not a bad performance to be seen or heard”. Robert Levine, Classics today.

Running time: 02 hours 48 minutes

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Sat 26 Feb 2022
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