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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.

Peter Grimes, 12 May 1992

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Librettist: Montagu Slater

Conductor: Andrew Davis

Orchestra: London Philharmonic


Hobson: Geoffrey Moses

Swallow: Donald Adams

Peter Grimes: Stephan Drakulich

Ned Keene: Robert Poulton

Rev Adams: John Fryatt

Bob Boles: John Graham-Hall

Auntie: Menai Davies

1st Niece: Susannah Waters

2nd Niece: Sarah Pring

Mrs Sedley: Susan Bickley

Ellen Orford: Vivian Tierney

Captain Balstrode: Alan Opie

Dr Crabbe: Michael Haughey

Apprentice: Daniel Wilmshurst

Production Team

Original Producer: Trevor Nunn

Staff Director: Stephen Rayne

Set Designer: John Gunter

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Lighting Designer: Pat Collins