Britten: Peter Grimes

LSO0054 3CD

Britten Peter Grimes

Britten Peter Grimes

Sir Colin Davis conductor
Glenn Winslade Peter Grimes
Janice Watson
Ellen Orford
Anthony Michaels-Moore

Nominated for Best Classical Album Grammy Awards

Sir Colin Davis conducts one of the 20th century's greatest works, Britten's Peter Grimes. Recorded at the opening concerts in the LSO's centenary celebrations with a magnificent cast, this release was one of 2004's most exciting.

Price: £9.99

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Nominated for Best Classical Album Grammy Awards

'... a stunning achievement. No other set quite matches it for technical control and overwhelming firepower. The crucial interludes confirm the sovereign reputation of the current LSO ...' Gramophone 

'Another triumph from the LSO Live label. A strong contender for recording of the year' Classic FM Magazine

'Colin Davis and the LSO give a reading of the score that's simply scorching' ClassicsToday.com

'an unmissible oppurtunity to confront one of the defining masterpieces of 20th Century music' Independent on Sunday

'... has the makings of an award-winning best-seller' Music Week

***** '... captures all the weight and wondrous sonorities of this extraordinary piece ...' Mail on Sunday


Sir Colin Davis conductor
Glenn Winslade
 Peter Grimes

Janice Watson Ellen Orford

Anthony Michaels-Moore Balstrode

Catherine Wyn-Rogers Mrs Sedley

Jill Grove Auntie

James Rutherford Swallow

Jonathan Lemalu Hobson

Sally Matthews First Niece

Alison Buchanan Second Niece

Christopher Gillett Bob Boles

Ryland Davies Rev Horace Adams

Nathan Gunn Ned Keene

London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra 

Recording Details

James Mallinson producer
Jonathan Stokes and Neil Hutchinson for Classic Sound Ltd balance engineers

Recorded January 2004, Barbican, London
DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording

3 CDs (142'43'' approx)
Notes and synopsis in English/en français/auf Deutsch (includes complete libretto in English)

Catalogue number - LSO0054
UPC - 82223110542 8

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