NOTICE: Many events listed here have been canceled or postponed due to the Covid-19 emergency. It is best to call ahead or check with organizer's websites to verify the status of any local event.

Change Location × Auckland

    Recent Locations

      Trusts Community Foundation Opera in Concert: Peter Grimes in Auckland


      • Trusts Community Foundation Opera in Concert: Peter Grimes Photo #1
      1 of 1
      October 9, 2020

      Friday   7:30 PM

      Queen Street
      Auckland, Auckland 1010

      Performers:
      • No Performers Listed
      EVENT DETAILS
      Trusts Community Foundation Opera in Concert: Peter Grimes

      Auckland Town Hall, 301-303 Queen Street, Auckland City Centre

      Show map
      Cost:

      • C Reserve $69
      • B Reserve $89
      • A Reserve $105
      • Premier $124

      Bookings:

      apo.co.nz/whats-on/brittens-peter-grimes/friday-9-october

      09 623 1052

      Booking fees may apply

      • Conductor: Tobias Ringborg
      • Cast includes:
      • Peter Grimes: Toby Spence
      • Ellen Orford: Emma Bell
      • Swallow: Teddy Tahu Rhodes
      • Hobson: Jud Arthur
      • Nieces: Amelia Berry & Natasha Wilson
      • The Freemasons New Zealand Opera Chorus
      • Stage Direction Stuart Maunder

      A man on the outside, an unforgiving town. What harbour shelters peace?

      The Borough is a bleak, cold fishing village on the North Sea. The fisherman Peter Grimes is mistrusted and disliked by the villagers. His boy apprentice has died accidentally at sea, and Grimes gets another apprentice from the workhouse, but the Borough gossips are watching…

      This story of an outsider destroyed by his community is told by one of the great musical dramatists of the century. Against a backdrop of extraordinarily evocative sea music, and a vividly sharp portrait of the villagers, Britten draws the complex figure of a man who is brutal yet also sensitive and visionary.

      The wonderful British tenor Toby Spence promises to be a superb Grimes, with British soprano Emma Bell as one of his few friends, the widow Ellen Orford.

      Joining them are talented New Zealand singers Teddy Tahu Rhodes as Swallow, Jud Arthur as Hobson and Amelia Berry and Natasha Wilson as the Nieces.

      Peter Grimes is a gripping theatrical experience and an overpowering musical one. It will be a highlight of the year – don’t miss it.


      Share





      Read more: Music Theatre & performance Arts Waitematā & Gulf

      Categories: Concerts & Tour Dates

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

      Hotels and Airbnbs near Trusts Community Foundation Opera in Concert: Peter Grimes. Book your stay now!