Steuart Bedford conducts Grimes on the Beach at Aldeburgh Festival
Steuart Bedford conducts Britten’s opera Peter Grimes at the Aldeburgh Festival, including two concert performances at Snape Maltings on 7 & 9 June and a major outdoor production taking place on the beach at Aldeburgh on 17, 19 & 21 June.
The 7 June Snape Maltings performance is broadcast live on BBC Radio 3, and marks the opening of the 2013 Festival - this year celebrating the centenary of Britten’s birth.
The staged beach production, directed by Tim Albery, will be filmed for future release on DVD.
The 2013 Aldeburgh Festival is the fifth with Pierre-Laurent Aimard as Artistic Director, and he gives several concerts as part of the programme. Other HarrisonParrott artists appearing at this year’s Festival are Tamara Stefanovich and Oliver Knussen.