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Aldeburgh Music

Aldeburgh Music

Aldeburgh Festival, founded by Britten in 1948, is now part of the year-round programme at Aldeburgh Music. Find out about all our events and our pioneering artist development and education programmes:

Grimes in Aldeburgh

Welcome to the Grimes in Aldeburgh section of our site. Here you'll find everything you need to know about our unique three-part exploration of Britten's great opera, Peter Grimes, in the place that inspired it. Grimes on the Beach is a once-in-a-lifetime outdoor staging on Aldeburgh beach; Peter Grimes - in concert offers the acoustic purity of Snape Maltings Concert Hall; and The Borough is a tour for individual audience members through the Aldeburgh of Peter Grimes devised by Punchdrunk theatre. Have a look through this section to find out all you need to know ...

Grimes Production Blog

19 June 2013

Audience reactions to the opening night performance

Hear what the audience made of our opening night performance of Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh Beach.


18 June 2013

Grimes on the Beach social media responses

Our storify compilation of twitter activity around the three Grimes in Aldeburgh productions.


17 June 2013

Christopher Gillett’s Grimes blog - V

Tenor Christopher Gillett's fifth blog from Grimes on the Beach - curtain up!


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