Concert will begin at 18:05 hours GMT
Archival recording: Britten's 'Peter Grimes' with Begley, Hahn, Joll and Jones from Amsterdam
Britten's 'Peter Grimes' is an opera with a libretto adapted by Montagu Slater from the narrative poem, 'Peter Grimes,' in George Crabbe's book The Borough. The 'borough' of the opera is a fictional village which shares some similarities with Crabbe's, and later Britten's, own home of Aldeburgh, a town on England's east coast.
Performers: Kim Begley, Brigitte Hahn, Phillip Joll, Della Jones, John Graham-Hall, Donald Maxwell.
Dutch National Opera Choir. The Hague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth.
Recorded in April 2004.