Music and Vision homepage Sponsor an article of your choice. Reward the author and unlock it to share online with non-subscribers - Music and Vision

 

Ensemble

A Grand Sea Symphony?

GIUSEPPE PENNISI was at
concert performance in Rome
of Britten's 'Peter Grimes'

 

The Symphonic Season of Rome's Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia began on 26 October 2013 with a concert performance of Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes as a homage to the composer's one hundredth anniversary. I was in the audience.

Gregory Kunde sang the title role and Sally Mathews was Ellen, both making their debuts in the opera. All the other principals (Alan Opie, Susan Bickley, Elena Xanthoudakis, Simona Mihai, Michael Colvin, Matthew Best, Harry Nicoli, Roderick Williams, Darren Jeffery, Gabriella Martellacci and Marco Santarelli) were veterans of their respective parts...

Copyright © 6 November 2013 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

-------

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

PETER GRIMES

ALAN OPIE

SUSAN BICKLEY

RODERICK WILLIAMS

FELICITY PALMER

ANTONIO PAPPANO

ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DI SANTA CECILIA

ROME

ITALY

 << M&V home       Concert reviews        Cleveland Orchestra >>

 

Cadenza Programme Note Library - Programme Notes by Mike Wheeler