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Opera Archive

The Archive holds a wealth of material about the people, productions and origins of our world-renowned opera house. Come and see curated exhibitions and find out what’s new in the Glyndebourne Archive.

Albert Herring, 01 February 1989

The Opera

Venue: Teatro Olimpico, Rome

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Librettist: Eric Crozier

Conductor: Graeme Jenkins

Orchestra: London Sinfonietta


Lady Billows: Pauline Tinsley

Florence Pike: Susan Bickley

Miss Wordsworth: Elizabeth Gale

Mr Gedge: Philip O'Reilly

Mr Upfold: Alexander Oliver

Superintendent Budd: Richard Van Allan

Sid: Gerald Finley

Albert Herring: John Graham-Hall

Nancy: Louise Winter

Mrs Herring: Menai Davies

Emmie: Helen Williams

Cis: Lynne Davies

Harry: Gary King

Production Team

Original Producer: Christopher Newell

Set Designer: John Gunter

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Lighting Designer: Mark Jonathan