Event Peter Grimes
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 2 June 1992
Opening Date 2 June 1992
Last Date 22 June 1992
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description This intensely emotional work tells of fisherman, Peter Grimes and of the townspeople who turn against him, reflecting society's treatment of those who become outcasts.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Geoffrey Chard Bass
Benjamin Britten Composer
David Stanhope Conductor
Michael Stennett Costume Designer
Rennie Wright Director
John Copley Original Director
Robin Don Set Designer
Joan Carden Soprano
Neil Rosenshein Tenor
Works
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 7 performances: June 2, 6, 10, 13, 16, 19 and 22.
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Jun/Jul 1992
Event Identifier 65545