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 Offer,Britten: Peter Grimes

Stuart Skelton (Grimes), Erin Wall (Ellen), Roderick Williams (Balstrode), Susan Bickley (Auntie), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mrs Sedley), Robert Murray (Bob Boles), James Gilchrist (Horace Adams), Marcus Farnsworth (Ned Keene)

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Edward Gardner

The best feature of this new Grimes is the orchestral playing, similar in tempo and character to Britten’s own recording. Where Edward Gardner really scores is the Bergen Philharmonic’s precision,... More…
  • Gramophone Magazine
    October 2020
    Recording of the Month
  • Presto Editor's Choice
    September 2020
  • Opera
    November 2020
    Disc of the Month
  • The Times Records of the Year
    2020
  • Gramophone Awards
    2021
    Shortlisted - Opera

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Contents

Britten: Peter Grimes

Work length2:15:38
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  • Stuart Skelton, Erin Wall, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Roderick Williams, Catherine Backhouse, David Hansford, Vernon Kirk, Marcus Farnsworth, Vibeke Kristensen, Hanna Husáhr, Susan Bickley, Robert Murray, Neal Davies, James Gilchrist, Barnaby Rea
  • Royal Northern College of Music Chorus, Choir of Collegiûm Mûsicûm, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Edvard Grieg Kor, Bergen Philharmonic Choir
  • Edward Gardner

Prologue: Peter Grimes! Peter Grimes!

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Prologue: The Truth, the Pity, and the Truth

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Prologue: Interlude I

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Act I Scene 1: Oh Hang at Open Doors the Net, the Cork

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Act I Scene 1: Hi! Give Us a Hand!

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Act I Scene 1: I Have to Go from Pub to Pub

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Act I Scene 1: Look! The Storm Cone!

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Act I Scene 1: And Do You Prefer the Storm

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Act I Scene 1: Interlude II

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Act I Scene 2: Past Time to Close!

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Act I Scene 2: Pub Conversation Should Depend

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Act I Scene 2: Now the Great Bear and Pleiades

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Act I Scene 2: He's Mad or Drunk

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Act I Scene 2: The Bridge Is Down, We Half Swam Over

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Act I Scene 2: The Bridge Is Down, We Half Swam Over

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Act II: Interlude III

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Act II Scene 1: Glitter of Waves

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Act II Scene 1: Wherefore I Pray and Beseech You

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Act II Scene 1: O All Ye Works of the Lord, Bless Ye the Lord

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Act II Scene 1: Fool! To Let It Come to This!

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Act II Scene 1: People, No! I Will Speak!

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Act II Scene 1: We Planned That Their Lives Should Have a New Start

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Act II Scene 1: Swallow, Shall We Go and See Grimes in His Hut?

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Act II Scene 1: From the Gutter

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Act II Scene 1: Interlude IV

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Act II Scene 2: Go There! Go There!

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Act II Scene 2: In Dreams I've Built Myself Some Kindlier Home

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Act II Scene 2: Sometimes I See That Boy Here in This Hut

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Act II Scene 2: Peter Grimes! Peter Grimes! Nobody Here?

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Act III: Interlude V

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Act III Scene 1: Assign Your Prettiness to Me

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Act III Scene 1: Mister Keene! Mister Keene! Can You Spare a Moment?

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Act III Scene 1: Come Along, Doctor!

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Act III Scene 1: Is the Boat In?

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Act III Scene 1: Embroidery in Childhood

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Act III Scene 1: We'll Find Him, Maybe Give Him a Hand

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Act III Scene 1: Mister Swallow! Mister Swallow!

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Act III Scene 1: Interlude VI

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Act III Scene 2: Grimes! Grimes!

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Act III Scene 2: Peter, We've Come to Take You Home

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Act III Scene 2: To Those Who Pass, the Borough Sounds Betray

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