Peter Grimes - Britten Centennial Celebration
Supported in part by an award from the National Endowment
for the Arts.
With additional support from the Britten-Pears Foundation.
David Robertson, conductor
St. Louis Symphony Chorus
Amy Kaiser, director
Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor (Peter Grimes)
Susanna Phillips, soprano (Ellen Orford)
Alan Held, bass-baritone (Captain Balstrode)
Meredith Arwady, contralto (Auntie)
Leela Subramaniam, soprano (Niece 1)
Summer Hassan, soprano (Niece 2)
Thomas Cooley, tenor (Bob Boles)
Patrick Carfizzi, bass-baritone (Swallow)
Nancy Maultsby, mezzo-soprano (Mrs. Sedley)
Keith Boyer, tenor (Rev. Horace Adams)
Liam Bonner, baritone (Ned Keene)
David Pittsinger, bass-baritone (Hobson)
BRITTEN Peter Grimes (complete)
Benjamin Britten’s opera Peter Grimes has received popular and critical acclaim for its stirring plot and impassioned score since its premiere in 1945, securing its status as a true operatic masterpiece of the 20th Century. David Robertson leads the STL Symphony and Chorus and an outstanding cast of vocalists for this special one-night only Carnegie Hall preview performance in honor of Britten’s 100th birthday.