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The English Opera Group presents a performance from Glyndebourne Opera House of the new lyric comedy 'ALBERT HERRING'


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by Benjamin Britten
Libretto by Eric Crozier
Produced by Frederick Ashton
The English Opera Group
Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Kessler )
Conducted by Benjamin Britten
The action takes place during April and May of the year 1900 at Loxford, a small market town in East Suffolk
Act 1
Scene 1: The morning-room in Lady
Billows's house
Scene 2: Mrs. Herring's shop


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Eric Crozier
Produced By: Frederick Ashton
Leader: Jack Kessler
Conducted By: Benjamin Britten
Lady Billows, an elderly autocrat: Joan Cross
Florence Pike, her housekeeper and companion: Gladys Parr
Mr Gedge, the Vicar of St Mary's: William Parsons
Police Superintendent Budd: Bruce Clark
Mr. Upfold, Mayor of Loxford and butcher: Roy Ashton
Miss Wordsworth, head teacher at the Church School: Margaret Ritchie
Sid, butcher's assistant: Frederick Sharp
Nancy, a girl from the bakery: Nancy Evans
Mrs Herring, owner of a green-grocer's shop: Betsy de la Porte
Albert Herring, her son, who runs the shop: Peter Pears
Three tiresome village children: Emmie: Lesley Duff
Three tiresome village children: Cis: Anne Sharp
Three tiresome village children: Harry: David Spencer

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The English Opera Group presents a performance from Glyndebourne Opera House of the new lyric comedy 'ALBERT HERRING'

Third Programme, 8 July 1947 17.30

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