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Peter Grimes (The Metropolitan Opera)

Overview

The Metropolitan Opera mounted this 2008 production of English composer Benjamin Britten's 1945 opera Peter Grimes, starring Patricia Racette, Anthony Michaels-Moore and Anthony Dean Griffey. The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus lend added musical support under the baton of Donald Runnicles.
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Overview

The Metropolitan Opera mounted this 2008 production of English composer Benjamin Britten's 1945 opera Peter Grimes, starring Patricia Racette, Anthony Michaels-Moore and Anthony Dean Griffey. The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus lend added musical support under the baton of Donald Runnicles.
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Special Features

Backstage at the Met with Natalie Dessay, Patricia Racette, Anthony Dean Griffey, Donald Runnicles, Donald Palumbo, John Doyle, Scott Pask and Ann Hould-Ward
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/16/2008
  • EAN: 5099921741494
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Source: Warner Classics
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo / DTS
  • Sound: stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:48:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 62,609

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dean Peterson Hobson
John Del Carlo Swallow
Anthony Dean Griffey Peter Grimes
Felicity Palmer Mrs. Sedley
Patricia Racette Ellen Orford
Jill Grove Auntie
Greg Fedderly Bob Boles
Anthony Michaels-Moore Captain Balstrode
Bernard Fitch Rev. Horace Adams
Leah Partridge Niece
Erin Morley Niece
Teddy Tahu Rhodes Ned Keene
Logan William Erickson Boy
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Donald Runnicles Conductor
Technical Credits
Gary Halvorson Director
Louisa Briccetti Producer
John Doyle Producer
Peter Gelb Executive Producer
Ann Hould-ward Costumes/Costume Designer
Scott Pask Set Decoration/Design
Victoria Warivonchik Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Peter Grimes
2. Introduction by Natalie Dessay [2:16]
3. Peter Grimes! Peter Grimes! [4:33]
4. Peter Grimes, I Here Advise You [1:59]
5. The Truth... the Pity... and the Truth [1:50]
6. Interlude I: Dawn [3:07]
7. Oh Hang At Open Doors the Net, the Cork [5:16]
8. Hi! Give Us a Hand! [1:56]
9. Grimes, You Won't Need Help From Mow [2:58]
10. Let Her Among You Without Fault [2:45]
11. Look! the Storm Cone! [2:29]
12. And Do You Prefer the Storm [1:56]
13. Picture What the Day Was Like [3:09]
14. What Harbour Shelters Peace [1:04]
15. Interlude II: Storm [4:25]
16. Past Time to Close! [4:50]
17. We Live and Let Live [:56]
18. Have You Heard the Cliff Is Down by Grime's Hut [1:21]
19. Now the Great Bear and Pleiades [3:27]
20. Old Joe Has Gone Fishing [2:15]
21. The Bridge Is Down, We Half Swam Over [1:41]
22. Backstage At the Met: Natalie Dessay Interviews Patricia Racette and Anthony Dean Griffey [3:35]
23. Britten and Peter Grimes in Aldeburgh: BBC Reporter Alex Dunlop on Location in Aldeburgh [4:34]
24. Backstage At the Met: Natalie Dessay Interviews Met Chorus Master Donald Palumbo and Costume Designer Ann Hould-Ward [6:37]
25. Interlude III: Sunday Morning [1:56]
26. Glitter of Waves [5:16]
27. A Bruise... Well, It's Begun [3:38]
28. This Unrelenting Work [4:06]
29. Fool to Let It Come to This! [4:54]
30. We Planned That Their Lives Should Have a New Start [3:11]
31. Now Is Gossip Put on Trial [1:54]
32. From the Gutter [4:30]
33. Interlude IV: Passacaglia [5:26]
34. Go There! Go There! [3:12]
35. In Dreams I've Built Myself Some Kindlier Home [4:03]
36. Now!...Now! [1:51]
37. Peter Grimes! Peter Grimes! [3:34]
Disc #2 -- Peter Grimes
1. Backstage At the Met: Natalie Dessay Interviews Director John Doyle and Set Designer Scott Pask/Natalie Dessay Interviews Conductor Donald Runnicles [4:16]
2. Interlude V: Moonlight [3:11]
3. Assign Your Prettiness to Me [4:51]
4. Pah! [2:20]
5. Come Along, Doctor [3:14]
6. Embroidery in Childhood Was a Luxury if Idleness [2:40]
7. Mr Swallow! Mr Swallow! [5:13]
8. Who Holds Himself Apart [2:00]
9. Who Holds Himself Apart [3:33]
10. Interlude VI [2:35]
11. Grimes! - Steady. There You Are. Nearly Home [5:30]
12. Peter, We've Come to Take You Home [3:01]
13. To Those Who Pass the Borough Sounds Betray [4:32]
14. End Credits [3:01]
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