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Performance

VenueGlyndebourne
TownLewes
CountyEast Sussex
From14th June 2008
To19th July 2008
WhenJun 14,18,21,24,27, Jul 2,7,12,15,19 at 17:45
PricesFrom £10.00. To £190.00.
What is currently on at Glyndebourne (V671)

Albert Herring

T01825440925
May Day is looming, and the small town of Loxford is in chaos. All the potential May Queens are morally unsuitable. Desperate, the locals decide a May King will have to do instead. They choose the blameless Albert Herring, from the greengrocers. He isn't keen, but stuck firmly under his mother's thumb, he'll do what he is told. However, after one rum-laced lemonade at the May Day ceremony, Albert disappears, and even greater chaos ensues. Britten's sharply satiric take on village life makes for a glorious and very English comedy.
Music Britten


Archive :: production:T01825440925, opera or operetta:S1858, venue:V671

Production details

A revival of the 1985 Festival production sponsored by Associated Newspapers Limited. Finish time 21:40

Company

Producer Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Conductor Gerard Korsten
Director Peter Hall
Director James Robert Carson (revival director)
Design John Gunter
Lighting Keith Benson
Company London Philharmonic Orchestra
Performer Allan Clayton (Albert Herring)
Performer Gwynne Geyer (Lady Billows)
Performer Susan Gorton (Florence Pike)
Performer Malin Christensson (Miss Wordsworth)
Performer Alan Opie (Mr Gedge)
Performer John Graham-Hall (Mr Upfold)
Performer Brindley Sherratt (Superintendent Budd)
Performer Jared Holt (Sid)
Performer Louise Poole (Nancy)
Performer Frances McCafferty (Mrs Herring)

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