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Peter Grimes - 24 March 1977 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor David Atherton
Chorus Master Robin Stapleton
Leader Meyer Stolow
Cast
Hobson
the village carrier
Robert Lloyd
Swallow
a lawyer and magistrate
Forbes Robinson
Peter Grimes
a fisherman
Richard Cassilly
Ned Keene
the apothecary
Thomas Allen
The Rector John Lanigan
Bob Boles
a Methodist fisherman
John Dobson
Auntie
Landlady of 'The Boar'
Elizabeth Bainbridge
Her Niece Teresa Cahill
Her Niece Anne Pashley
Mrs Sedley
a widow
Patricia Payne
Ellen Orford
the Borough schoolmistress
Heather Harper
Captain Balstrode
a retired sea captain
Norman Bailey
Dr Crabbe Ignatius McFadyen
John
Peter Grimes' new apprentice
John Fowler
Townspeople and Fisherfolk The Royal Opera Chorus
Students of Finchley Catholic High School
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Notes: A special performance given in memory of the composer Benjamin Britten (1913-76).
Language: English
Durations: Act I: 7.34-8.26pm, Act II: 8.52-9.39pm, Act III: 10.03-10.42pm
Information source: Royal Opera House special programme for 24 March 1977 (in Royal Opera House Collections)