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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, 26 June 1990

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Librettist: Eric Crozier

Conductor: Graeme Jenkins

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Lady Billows: Pauline Tinsley

Florence Pike: Susan Bickley

Miss Wordsworth: Elizabeth Gale

Mr Gedge: Andrew Shore

Mr Upfold: Peter Bronder

Superintendent Budd: Richard Van Allan

Sid: Alan Opie

Albert Herring: John Graham-Hall

Nancy: Jean Rigby

Mrs Herring: Patricia Kern

Emmie: Yvonne Barclay

Cis: Bernadette Lord

Harry: Paolo Di Zenzo

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Set Designer: John Gunter

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Lighting Designer: David Hersey

Revival Lighting Designer: Keith Benson

Revival Producer: Stephen Lawless