Albert Herring

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Opera: Work details

Composer: Benjamin Britten
Music title: Albert Herring, Op. 39
Librettist: Eric Crozier
Work definition: Comic opera in three acts
After: After the short story 'Le rosier de Madame Husson' by Guy de Maupassant
Language: English
World premiere: 20 June 1947, English Opera Group, Glyndebourne
ROH premiere: 8 October 1947, English Opera Group
ROH company premiere: 1 May 1989, The Royal Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Albert Herring (1989) The Royal Opera (1 performance online)