PRACTISING: Caldicoates School pupils get ready to rehearse their compositions for the Benjamin Britten
He covers a wide range of subjects from Hugo Wolf and Bob Dylan to Noel Coward and Kurt Weill, having been involved in The Threepenny Opera at University, and discusses the Battle between Benjamin Britten
To my friend Benjamin Britten
, composer, I beg, That fortune send him soon a passionate affair.
Trevor Osborn, head teacher at Benjamin Britten
High School, Lowest-oft, Suffolk, said: "They were the stars of their year group.
Tenors will forever owe a high note of thanks to the late gay British composer Benjamin Britten
, since virtually every one of his many works featured a glorious role for his lover, the late tenor Peter Pears.
The lives of two of the twentieth century's greatest composers, Benjamin Britten
and Samuel Barber, were similar in many ways.
and Samuel Barber are two giants of 20th century classical music, both men are celebrities who came of age during war times.
A major festival in November will honour the work of British composer Benjamin Britten
(1913-1976), featuring performances in several Ontario cities of work with religious themes.
On October 29, 1991, the National Cathedral hosted The War Requiem, composed by Benjamin Britten
1976: Tributes are being paid to Benjamin Britten
, above, who died today.
Journeying Boy: the Diaries of the Young Benjamin Britten
1928-1938, edited by John Evans, provides a fascinating glimpse into the life of the composer during his formative years.
Dr Rhian Davies, Artistic Director of Gregynog Festival said: "We are delighted to be at the heart of Wales's TICKETSGregynog centenary celebrations for Benjamin Britten
A number of events organised by Gregynog Festival are taking place in Wales on November 22 to mark the centenary of Benjamin Britten
The concert will feature music reflecting the theme of light by composers including Claude Debussy, Gabriel Faure, Samuel Barber Benjamin Britten
, for various combinations of soprano, tenor, flute, and piano.
The performance celebrates the 100th birthday of Benjamin Britten
and his Friday Afternoon Music.