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Albert Herring

Composer:
Benjamin Britten
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
Erick Crozier
Description:
Opera in Three Acts
Notes:

Adapted from Maupassant’s story Le Rosier de Madame Huson

Time:
April and May of 1900
Place:
Loxford, a small market-town in East Suffolk, England
Role Voice Part Classification
Lady Billows, an elderly autocrat Soprano L
Albert Herring Tenor L
Miss Wordsworth, head teacher Soprano F
Nancy, from the bakery Mezzo Soprano F
Mrs. Herring, Albert's mother Mezzo Soprano F
Florence Pike, housekeeper of Lady Billows Contralto F
Mr. Upfold, the Mayor Tenor F
Sid, a butcher's assistant Baritone F
Mr. Gedge, the Vicar Baritone F
Superintendent Budd Bass F
Emmie, village child Soprano S
Cis, village child Soprano S
Harry, village child Treble S
 
Minimum Chorus:  No chorus