Featuring some of the most powerful and evocative music ever written, Peter Grimes paints a vivid picture of a small community’s descent into suspicion, gossip and mob mentality in the face of a tragedy.

What really happened to Peter Grimes’s missing apprentice, and was he involved? As the townspeople’s mistrust grows, Grimes spirals into a downfall with devastating consequences.


Peter Grimes Cast and Company
Conductor – Edward Gardner
Director – David Alden
Set Designer – Paul Steinberg
Costume Designer – Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting Designer – Adam Silverman
Choreographer – Maxine Braham
Peter Grimes – Stuart Skelton
Ellen Orford – Elza van den Heever
Balstrode – Iain Paterson
Auntie – Rebecca de Pont Davies
Swallow – Matthew Best
Ned Keene – Leigh Melrose
Bob Boles – Michael Colvin
Mrs Sedley – Felicity Palmer
Hobson – Matthew Trevino
Reverend – Horace Adams Tim Robinson
First Niece – Rhian Lois
Second Niece – Mary Bevan

What the papers say!
‘Brutality and hypocrisy drive an intense, outstanding Grimes…A very special ENO show indeed’
* * * * *  The Guardian

‘An unmissable production that unleashes the opera’s thrilling power’ * * * * * The Observer

Sung in English – Subtitles Available
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