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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Maggi Hambling will be talking to James Cahill, author of the new book War Requiem and Aftermath, at 7pm on Friday 27 March
Vacancies in our Education, Development and Artist Development departments
We're currently recruiting a Project Administrator for Friday Afternoons, a Trusts & Foundations Manager and an Associate Musical Director for Aldeburgh Voices.
Aldeburgh Music in negotiations to purchase Snape Maltings
The owners of Snape Maltings, the Gooderham family, have announced today that they are in the final stages of negotiation with Aldeburgh Music for the sale of the site’s freehold and commercial portfolio.
Aldeburgh Festival 2015 programme announced
You’ll find a programme that includes a huge range of work, from a new Birtwistle opera to the Monteverdi Choir’s Bach residency and from Pierre Boulez to Tracey Emin, with performances on the beach and in the urban bustle of central Ipswich.
Aldeburgh Young Musicians on BBC2 on Tuesday 27 January
Aldeburgh Young Musicians will be performing at an event in London to commemorate 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz as part of Holocaust Memorial Day 2015.
Applications open for Artist Development schemes
Places available for Open Space Residencies, Aldeburgh Young Musicians and Aldeburgh Voices

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