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October 9: Britten's Billy Budd

Britten's Billy Budd
Robert Milard
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Based on the novella by Herman Melville, the Benjamin Britten’s maritime masterpiece follows an innocent naval recruit who joins the crew of the H.M.S. Indomitable, helmed by a noble captain. But one commanding officer’s dark desires cause a tragic turn of events for the beloved young sailor…and himself.

James Conlon conducts a stellar cast—led by Liam Bonner, Richard Croft and Greer Grimsley—in a production directed by Francesca Zambello.