A Tribute To Benjamin Britten

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A Tribute To Benjamin Britten

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(102 103)



Release date:

20th Nov 2006




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A Tribute To Benjamin Britten

Special Box Set with 7 Operas


Peter Grimes

(ENO 1994)

Philip Langridge (Grimes), Janice Cairns (Ellen), Alan Opie (Balstrode), Ann Howard (Auntie), Andrew Greenan (Swallow), Susan Gorton (Mrs Sedley), Robert Poulton (Ned Keene), Edward Byles (Rector), Mark Richardson (Hobson), Maria Bovino (First Niece), Sarah Pring (Second Niece), Edward Byles (Horace Adams)

English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, David Atherton

The Rape of Lucretia

(ENO 1987)

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Male Chorus), Kathryn Harries (Female Chorus), Jean Rigby (Lucretia), Russell Smythe (Tarquinius), Richard van Allan (Collatinus), Alan Opie (Junius), Anne-Marie Owens (Bianca), Cathryn Pope (Lucia)

English National Opera Orchestra, Lionel Friend

Billy Budd

(ENO 1988)

Thomas Allen (Billy), Philip Langridge (Captain Vere, Richard van Allan (John Claggart), Neil Howlett (Mr Redburn), Phillip Guy-Bromley (Mr Flint), Clive Bayley (Mr Ratcliffe), Edward Byles (Red Whiskers), Mark Richardson (Donald), John Connell (Dansker), Barry Banks (Novice), Howard Milner (Squeak), Malcolm Rivers (Bosun)

English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, David Atherton


(ENO 1984)

Sarah Walker (Elizabeth I), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Essex), Jean Rigby (Lady Essex), Richard van Allan (Raleigh), Elizabeth Vaughan (Lady Rich), Alan Opie (Cecil), Neil Howlett (Mountjoy), Malcolm Donnelly (Henry Cuffe)

English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Mark Elder (conductor) & Colin Graham (director)

The Turn of the Screw

(Schwetzinger 1990)

Helen Field (Governess), Menai Davies (Mrs Grose), Richard Greager (Quint), Machiko Obata (Flora), Samuel Linay (Miles), Phyllis Cannan (Miss Jessel)

Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart, Steuart Bedford

Owen Wingrave

(Film, 2001)

Gerald Finley (Owen Wingrave), Peter Savidge (Spencer Coyle), Josephine Barstow (Miss Wingrave), Anne Dawson (Mrs Coyle), Elizabeth Gale (Mrs Julien), Charlotte Hellekant (Kate), Martyn Hill (Sir Philip Wingrave), Hilton Marlton (Lechmere)

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Kent Nagano

Death in Venice

(Glyndebourne 1990)

Robert Tear (Aschenbach), Alan Opie (Traveller/Elderly Fop/Old Gondolier/Hotel Manager/Hotel Barber/Leader of the Players/Voice of Dionysus), Michael Chance (Voice of Apollo), Gerald Finley (English Clerk), Christopher Ventris (Hotel Porter)

The Glyndebourne Chorus and the London Sinfonietta, Graeme Jenkins

Let’s make an opera

An Opera Feature Film by Petr Weigl.

Felicity Palmer, Kate Flowers, Stephen Richardson, John Graham Hall, Lisa Milne, Liam Shena, Julia Campbell, Kevin Bloomer, Nigel Wall, Francesca Massey, Edward Yeo, Nettle & Markham (pianoduo) & Huw Ceredig (percussion)

The Coull Quartet, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Symphony Youth Chorus, Simon Halsey

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PLEASE NOTE: The discs are a mixture of PAL and NTSC. Your machine must be compatible with both formats in order to enjoy these DVDs.<br>

For further information please look at the information regarding the particular title: <br>

Peter Grimes: (100 383)<br>

The Rape Of Lucretia (102 021)<br>

Billy Budd (100 278)<br>

Gloriana (102 097)<br>

The Turn Of The Screw (100 199)<br>

Owen Wingrave (100 372)<br>

Death In Venice (100 172)<br>


Recording Date: 2001 <br>

Place of recording: various <br>

Running Time: more than 1000 min <br>

Picture Format: 16:9, 4:3 <br>

Sound Format: PCM Stereo <br>

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