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Tender and Engrossing

Benjamin Britten's 'Peter Grimes' in Bologna
impresses GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

The Teatro Comunale in Bologna has revived a production of Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes. I saw and heard it in the 21 May 2017 matinée performance. The production was created some twelve years ago as a joint effort by the Modena Teatro Comunale, Ferrara Opera House, and Ravenna Dante Alighieri Theatre. It is a demonstration that smaller theatres can provide excellent time-resisting productions, far superior to those offered by highly subsidized major opera houses...

Copyright © 26 May 2017 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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PETER GRIMES

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

SUFFOLK

UNITED KINGDOM

TEATRO COMUNALE DI BOLOGNA

BOLOGNA

ITALY

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