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Conviction and Passion

Britten's 'Peter Grimes'
at Teatro alla Scala -
reviewed by
HOWARD SMITH

'... a welcome centenary release.'

Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes. Teatro alla Scala. © 2013 Opus Arte

This Benjamin Britten performance is a welcome centenary release. A sign of the times -- Peter Grimes, the quintessential mid-twentieth-century English opera on an Opus Arte DVD from La Scala by the faraway Mediterranean. Its director and conductor are both London born.

Anglo-Italian conductor Richard Ticciati is a protégé of Sir Simon Rattle and the late Sir Colin Davis...

Copyright © 22 November 2013 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN: PETER GRIMES - TEATRO ALLA SCALA

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

LA SCALA

MILAN

SUFFOLK

ENGLAND

PETER GRIMES

OPUS ARTE

RICHARD JONES

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Jenna Orkin: Writer Wannabe Seeks Brush With Death - From the heights of greatness (the Juilliard School; musicians Rosalyn Tureck and Nadia Boulanger) via way-ward paths to the depths of wickedness these reminiscences will entertain and enlighten.