BergenPhilLive – Edward Gardner conducts Britten’s ‘Peter Grimes’

About the Performance

Recorded live in Grieghallen on 30 May 2017, Edward Gardner leads a stellar cast with the Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester in a production of Britten’s Peter Grimes. The production was also presented at the Edinburgh International Festival 2017 on the second of two concerts from Edward and the Bergen Filharmoniske’s Edinburgh tour, which received multiple 5-star reviews.

Performance date

30 May 2017


Peter Grimes: Stuart Skelton
Ellen Orford: Giselle Allen
Captain Balstrode: Roderick Williams
Auntie: Annika Schlicht
Niece 1: Hanna Husáhr
Niece 2: Vibeke Kristensen
Mrs Sedley: Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Swallow: Andrew Greenan
Ned Keene: Marcus Farnsworth
Bob Boles: Colin Judson
Pastor Horace Adams: James Gilchrist
Hobson: Barnaby Rea

Stage concept: Vera Rostin Wexelsen

Conductor: Edward Gardner
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus

Chorus masters: Håkon Matti Skrede & Kevin Thraves
Edvard Grieg Kor
Collegiûm Mûsicum
Students from the Royal Northern College of Music

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Act 1

Act 2

Act 3

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