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16 Nov 2013
Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh beach DVD on sale now

Now available on DVD, released by Arthaus Musik and available exclusively from Aldeburgh Music for the Centenary Weekend at the special price of £22

Buy the DVD online here
 


Filmed during three extraordinary performances at the Aldeburgh Festival in June 2013, Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh beach combines the intensity and beauty of the live production with additional, especially-created footage.

 

DVD Bonus Features:

Introduction by Jonathan Reekie, interviews with the cast and time lapse of set build

Directed for the screen by Margaret Williams

Live production directed by Tim Albery

Set and costume design Leslie Travers

Lighting design Lucy Carter

Film produced by Anne Beresford & Debbie Gray

 

Cast includes:

Alan Oke as Peter Grimes

Giselle Allen as Ellen Orford

David Kempster as Captain Balstrode

The Chorus of Opera North with the Chorus of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Britten–Pears Orchestra

Steuart Bedford conductor

General release from 25 November at the standard price of £25.

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