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Britten's Peter Grimes at Houston Grand Opera
Seeded by houstongrandopera on 21 Sep 2010
Author: hgopera
Britten: Peter Grimes - New Production Oct 29, 7:30 p.m. | Oct 31, 2 p.m. | Nov 6, 7:30 p.m. | Nov 10, 7:30 p.m. | Nov 12, 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets online at or call 713-228-6737 The mysterious death of an apprentice ignites the town's suspicions against the fisherman Peter Grimes (Anthony Dean Griffey). School-mistress Ellen Orford (Katie Van Kooten) is his only ally. Peter Grimes brings to the stage the human struggle of the individual versus the masses against the backdrop of the raging sea. Directed by Tony Award nominee Neil Armfield (Exit the King -- Broadway 2009), this HGO co-production of Britten's masterpiece garnered enthusiastic accolades at its Australian premiere. Houston Grand Opera Music Director Patrick Summers conducts. A co-production of Opera Australia, Houston Grand Opera, West Australian Opera and Perth International Arts Festival.