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Title Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh beach / music by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Montagu Slater, derived from a poem The borough by George Crabbe ; Aldeburgh Music in association with Grimes on the Beach Film Ltd. presents.

Publication Info. [Halle/Saale] : Arthaus Musik, [2013]

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 Moore Video  M1500.B75 P474 2013 Blu-Ray    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 blu-ray disc (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (18 pages)
video file Blu-ray region worldwide
Note Opera in a prologue and 3 acts.
Language Sung in English; with optional English, German, French, Spanish, and Japanese subtitles; bonus material in English with optional German and French subtitles.
Performer Alan Oke (Peter Grimes) ; Giselle Allen (Ellen Orford) ; David Kempster (Captain Balstrode) ; Gaynor Keeble (Auntie) ; Alexandra Hutton (first niece) ; Charmian Bedford (second niece) ; Robert Murray (Bob Boles) ; Henry Waddington (Swallow) ; Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mrs. Sedley) ; Charles Rice (Ned Keene) ; Christopher Gillett (Rev. Horace Adams) ; Stephen Richardson (Hobson) ; the Chorus of Opera North ; Chorus of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama ; Britten-Pears Orchestra ; Stuart Bedford, conductor.
Credits Screen director, Margaret Williams ; stage director, Tim Albery ; set and costume design, Leslie Travers ; lighting design, Lucy Carter ; producers, Anne Beresford, Debbie Gray.
Event Filmed 2013 June 66th Aldeburgh Festival.
System Details Blu-ray; region code worldwide; picture format 16:9; PCM stereo., dts-HD Master Audio 5.1.
Note Program notes by the composer and Margaret Williams, in English, French, and German (18 pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Bonus: interviews with the cast; green film; introduction by Jonathan Reekie; time lapse of set build.
Summary "Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh beach" takes place in the heart of the town that inspired it and is the film interpretation of Britten's "Peter Grimes", the most successful opera of post-war Britain"--Container.
Genre/Form Operas.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Blu-ray discs.
Added Author Slater, Montagu, 1902-1956, librettist.
Oke, Alan, 1954- performer.
Allen, Giselle, performer.
Kempster, David, performer.
Keeble, Gaynor, performer.
Hutton, Alexandra, performer.
Bedford, Charmian, performer.
Murray, Robert, 1976- performer.
Waddington, Henry, 1968- performer.
Wyn-Rogers, Catherine, performer.
Rice, Charles (Baritone), performer.
Gillett, Christopher, performer.
Richardson, Stephen (Bass), performer.
Bedford, Steuart, conductor.
Williams, Margaret (Margaret J.), director.
Albery, Tim, stage director.
Travers, Leslie, set designer, costume designer.
Carter, Lucy (Lighting designer), lighting designer.
Beresford, Anne, producer.
Gray, Debbie, producer.
Libretto based on (work): Crabbe, George, 1754-1832. Peter Grimes.
Container of (work): Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Peter Grimes.
Aldeburgh Music, production company.
Grimes on the Beach Film Ltd., production company.
Opera North. Chorus, performer.
Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London, England). Chorus, performer.
Britten-Pears Orchestra, performer.
Arthaus Musik (Firm), film distributor.
Standard No. 807280810196
Music No. 108 101 Arthaus Musik