Billy Budd DVD 2010
Composer: Britten Benjamin
Director: Michael Grandage
Conductor: Sir Mark Elder with London Philharmonic Orchestra
Cast: John Mark Ainsley, Jacques Imbrailo, Phillip Ens, The Glyndebourne Chorus
In Glyndebourne Festival Opera's 2010 production, Director Michael Grandage scrupulously recreates the claustrophobic environment about HMS Indomitable, the setting for fatal tensions between the young sailor Billy Budd, the thoughtful Captain Vere and the malevolent master at arms John Claggart. Conduction the London Philharmonic is the commanding figure of Mark Elder.
Run Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
Available in DVD and Blu-ray format