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and works by Ravel, Britten and Prokofiev

Britten-Pears Orchestra, Marin Alsop (conductor/narrator)

[The Britten is] the best thing here – vivid, highly commendable playing from the youngsters in a performance that captures all the colour and exuberance of this deservedly popular score. Marin... More…

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2 DVD Videos

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John Graham-Hall (Albert), Patricia Johnson (Lady Billows), Alan Opie (Sid), Jean Rigby (Nancy), Felicity Palmer (Florence Pike), Elizabeth Gale (Miss Wordsworth), Derek Hammond-Stroud (Mr Gedge), Alexander Oliver (Mr Upfold), Richard Van Allan (Superintendent Budd), Patricia Kern (Mum), Maria Bovino...

If all opera DVDs were as successful as this 1985 Glyndebourne production of Albert Herring, a DVD guide would hardly be necessary...John Gunter's sets are imaginatively, charmingly real, and... More…

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Jacques Imbrailo (Billy Budd), Toby Spence (Vere), Brindley Sherratt (Claggart), Thomas Oliemans (Redburn), David Soar (Flint), Torben Jürgens (Ratcliffe), Clive Bayley (Dansker), Duncan Rock (Donald); Ivor Bolton, Deborah Warner

Teatro Real Madrid, Ivor Bolton, Deborah Warner

The strength of the production is its universality…The acting works so well in close-up that it is possible to follow this performance almost like a film…[Imbrailo’s] warm, unforced singing is... More…

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While one might miss the pristine finesse of their previous set, this timbrally grainier recording offers an altogether grander, wilder conception, and an opportunity to watch the intense exchange... More…

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Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Peter Pears (tenor)

English Chamber Orchestra, The Aldeburgh Fesitval Singers, Benjamin Britten

it is a joy to see the two musicians in partnership. Britten sympathetically accompanying with the ECO...The 'bonus' is a real treat: Britten conducting excerpts from Gloriana...both chorus and... More…

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Jon Vickers (Peter Grimes), Heather Harper (Ellen Orford), Norman Bailey (Balstrode), Elizabeth Bainbridge (Auntie), John Dobson (Bob Boles), Forbes Robinson (Swallow), Patricia Payne (Mrs Sedley), Phillip Gelling (Ned Keene), John Lanigan (Horace Adams), John Tomlinson (Hobson), Marilyn Hill Smith...

Colin Davis...proves an inspired interpreter, taut in control as well as warmly expressive, drawing vividly atmospheric playing from the orchestra to supplement the brilliantly effective sets,... More…

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Mark Padmore (Prologue/Quint), Lisa Milne (Governess), Catrin Wyn Davies (Miss Jessel), Diana Montague (Mrs Grose), Nicholas Kirby Johnson (Miles), Caroline Wise (Flora)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox

Katie Mitchell directs very much in the BBC classic manner… Bly's grand but bleak interiors and iron-grey woodlands splendidly atmospheric. Hickox and his exceptional cast capture beautifully... More…

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