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to June 7 | MUSIC | Peter Grimes | Benjamin Britten | Chiado | 20 – 60€

Peter Grimes was one of the first operas by Benjamin Britten to be considered a success and a masterpiece of the 20th century.

Inspired by a poem of George Crabbe, “The Borough,” this drama takes place in a fishing village in England quite possibly similar to Aldeburg where Crabbe grew up.

The music is composed around the tormented relationship between the fisher Grimes and his local community.

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