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Billy Budd
PREMIERE12/1/1951 — Royal Opera House (London)
COMPOSERBenjamin Britten   
LIBRETTISTSEdward Morgan Forster   Eric John Crozier   
 
Synopsis
Billy Budd, Op. 50, is an opera by Benjamin Britten to a libretto by the English novelist E. M. Forster and Eric Crozier, based on the short novel Billy Budd by Herman Melville. Originally in four acts, the opera received its premiere at the Royal Opera House (ROH), London, on 1 December 1951. Britten later revised the work into a two-act opera, with a prologue and an epilogue. The revised version received its first performance at the ROH, Covent Garden, London, on 9 January 1964.
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