Albert Herring

Benjamin Britten's Comic Opera
Performance Pavilion - Morven Museum & Garden
$25 - $130; Youth 5-17 half price

Sparkling comedy and Britten’s witty music combine to satirize English country life. Village leaders choose Albert (tenor Joshua Stewart) to be May King when they can’t find a girl virtuous enough to be queen. Just one drink breaks repressed young Albert out of his shell, causing hilarious mayhem. Partly set in an English country garden, the opera is ideally suited to Morven Museum & Garden! This production is sung in English with English titles.

Photo by Jessi Oliano

There is also a 5pm pre-performance talk with Prof. Timothy Urban at the Stockton Education Center. Free and open to the public. Picnic on the lawn between this event and the opera!


Albert Herring* 

Music by Benjamin Britten
Libretto by Eric Crozier

*Albert Herring is presented by arrangement with Hendon Music, Inc., a Boosey & Hawkes company, publisher and copyright owner.  



Ann Toomey – Lady Billows
Mariana KarpatovaFlorence Pike
Leah Brzyski – Miss Wordsworth
Jonathan LaschMr. Gedge
Shawn Roth – Mr. Upfold
Eric Delagrange – Superintendent Budd
William HuylerSid
Joshua StewartAlbert Herring
Hannah Klein – Nancy
Melody WilsonMrs. Herring
Alexandra ThomasEmmie
Sienna Grinwald-AlvesCis
Lewis Jacobson WasdenHarry


Rossen Milanov, conductor

Princeton Symphony Orchestra


Richard Gammon, Director
Julia Noulin-Mérat, Scenic Design
Paul Kilsdonk, Lighting Design
Marie Miller, Costume Design
Carissa Thorlakson, Wig and Makeup Design
Akiko Hosaki, Répétiteur/Coach
Cassie Goldbach, Production Stage Manager


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