In this performance Canadian tenor Jon Vickers - internationally acclaimed for his portrayal of Grimes - heads a cast that gives vivid life to this master piece. Conducted by Colin Davis. Sung in English, with subtitles available in English, German, and Spanish. NTSC, Region 1, Full Screen 4:3, Dolby Digital Stereo. Composer: Benjamin Britten, Conductor: Colin Davis.
Of Jon Vickers, The Times said, "…immensely potent, marvellously impersonated…a great tragic study"
John VickersHeather HarperNorman Bailey
Composer: Benjamin BrittenLibretto: Montagu Slater
The Royal Opera ChorusThe Orchestra of the Royal Opera HouseConductor: Colin Davis
Director: Elijah Moshinsky
Designers: Timothy O'Brien and Tazeena FirthDirected for video by: John Vernon
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