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Photographs © Javier del Real / Teatro Real 

Peter Grimes, 2021

Benjamin Britten 

Libretto by Montagu Slater, based on a poem from the collection The Borough (1810) by George Crabbe

Teatro Real, Madrid

A Teatro Real Madrid production, co-produced with the Royal Opera House London, Opéra National of Paris and Teatro dell'Opera di Roma


Performances: April 19 - May 10, 2021

Creative Team

Conductor - Ivor Bolton 

Director - Deborah Warner

Set Design - Michael Levine

Costume designer - Luis Carvalho

Lighting - Peter Mumford

Choreographer - Kim Brandstrup



Peter Grimes - Allan Clayton

Ellen Orford - Maria Bengtsson 

Captain Balstrode - Christopher Purves

Auntie - Catherine Wyn-Rogers 

Bob Boles - John Graham Hall 

Swallow - Clive Bayley

Mrs. Sedley - Rosie Aldridge

Rev. Horace Adams - James Gilchrist

Ned Keene - Jacques Imbrailo

Hobson - Barnaby Rea

First Niece - Rocío Pérez

Second Niece - Natalia Labourdette



Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real Madrid

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