Peter Grimes - Benjamin Britten
Recorded at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 2012 with an outstanding British cast. The setting is updated to the 1980s, and the staging directed by Richard Jones perfectly captures the oppressive atmosphere of life in a small English village.
Milan La Scala Orchestra, Milan La Scala Chorus, conducted by Robin Ticciati, 2012.
Cast: John Graham-Hall (Peter Grimes), Susan Gritton (Ellen Orford), Christopher Purves (Captain Balstrode), Felicity Palmer (Auntie).
Opus Arte OA 1103 D