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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Benjamin Britten; John Doyle; Gary Halvorson; Anthony Dean Griffey; Patricia Racette; Anthony Michaels-Moore; Dean Peterson; John Del Carlo; Felicity Palmer; Jill Grove; Greg Fedderly; Bernard Fitch; Leah Partridge; Erin Morley; Teddy Tahu Rhodes; William Erickson Logan; Donald Runnicles; Natalie Dessay; Scott Pask; Ann Hould-Ward; Peter Mumford; Montagu Slater; George Crabbe; Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
|Language Note:||Sung in English; subtitles in English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish; interviews and commentary in English.|
|Notes:||Opera in a prologue and three acts.
Program notes by Thomas May and synopsis in English (9 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.) inserted in container.
Special features include: backstage at the Met: Natalie Dessay interviews Patricia Racette, Anthony Dean Griffey, Donald Runnicles, Donald Palumbo, John Doyle, Scott Pask and Ann Hould-Ward; Britten and Peter Grimes in Aldeburg: BBC reporter Alex Dunlop in Aldeburg.
|Credits:||Set designer, Scott Pask ; costume designer, Ann Hould-Ward ; lighting designer, Peter Mumford.|
|Performer(s):||Anthony Dean Griffey (Peter Grimes) ; Patricia Racette (Ellen Orford) ; Anthony Michaels-Moore Captain Balstrode) ; Jill Grove (Auntie) ; Felicity Palmer (Mrs. Sedley) ; Teddy Tahu Rhodes (Ned Keene) ; John Del Carlo (Swallow) ; Greg Fedderly (Bob Boles) ; Erin Morley, Leah Partridge (Auntie's nieces) ; Dean Peterson (Hobson) ; Bernard Fitch (Rev. Horace Adams) ; Logan William Erickson (Boy (John)) ; Natalie Dessay, host ; The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Donald Runnicles, conductor.|
|Event notes:||Recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera on March 15, 2008.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (168 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD-9; NTSC, all region; sound formats: LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; aspect ratio 16:9.|
|Series Title:||Metropolitan Opera HD live.|
|Responsibility:||music by Benjamin Britten text by Montagu Slater, after the poem The borough by George Crabbe ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York ; produced by John Doyle ; directed by Gary Halvorson.|