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Heather Harper in Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes

Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes

1981 NR

The Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden is the setting for Elijah Moshinsky's skillful staging of Benjamin Britten's renowned opera "Peter Grimes," starring tenor Jon Vickers as the lonely fisherman who longs for human connection. The production also features soprano Heather Harper as schoolmistress Ellen Orford and bass-baritone Norman Bailey as Capt. Balstrode. Sir Colin Davis conducts.

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