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Peter Grimes Multikino
Tuesday 19 August 2014 -
19:00 to 23:59

Experience the searing psychological drama, intrigue and suspense of Benjamin Britten’s Peter Grimes, captured live at the London Coliseum.

'An unmissable production that unleashes the opera's thrilling power' The Observer

David Alden’s award-winning production paints a vivid picture of a small community’s descent into suspicion, gossip and mob mentality in the face of a tragedy.

The bleak, enclosed world of a fishing village provides the backdrop for the story of fisherman Peter Grimes and his uneasy relationship with the other inhabitants. Following the death of Grimes's apprentice, the community presumes Grimes to be guilty. Although he is cleared of any blame, the villagers no longer trust him, and when his new apprentice accidentally falls to his death, Grimes spirals towards a tragic breakdown.

The most significant British opera in over two centuries, Britten's Peter Grimes is a work of visceral and sustained beauty, and is notable for the orchestral interludes that depict the sea in different moods.

This is the first revival of David Alden's 2009 five-star sell-out production. ENO Music Director Edward Gardner again conducts the electrifying score, with Stuart Skelton heading an outstanding cast in his return to the title role.

Co-produced by ENO, De Vlaamse Opera, Opera de Oviedo and Deutsche Oper Berlin.

Running time: 3hrs 10mins (including 2 intervals)

The screenings take place at 13 Multikino venues in 12 cities: Gdańsk, Gdynia, Katowice, Kraków, Lublin, Łódź (Silver Screen), Poznań - Stary Browar, Rzeszów, Sopot, Szczecin, Warszawa – Ursynów, Warszawa - Złote Tarasy, Wrocław - Arkady Wrocławskie.

Tickets available at Multikino cinemas and on Multikino website.

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