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Peter Grimes

Opera: Work details

Composer: Benjamin Britten
Music title: Peter Grimes, Op. 33
Librettist: Montagu Slater
Work definition: Opera in a prologue and three acts
After: After the poem 'The Borough' by George Crabbe
Language: English
World premiere: 7 June 1945, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
ROH premiere: 6 November 1947, Covent Garden Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 6 November 1947, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Peter Grimes (1947) Covent Garden Opera Company (2 performances online)
Peter Grimes (1953) Covent Garden Opera Company (8 performances online)
Peter Grimes (1975) The Royal Opera (12 performances online)
Peter Grimes (2004) The Royal Opera (12 performances online)