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Articles tagged with "Britten 100"

Happy 100th birthday Benjamin Britten

22 November 2013

Music and life of one of the greatest composers of the 20th-century marked by live performances and broadcasts.

Benjamin Britten at the Royal Opera House: An uneasy partnership

28 June 2013

A look over this troubled relationship – and the glorious operas it produced.

Royal Ballet dancers to perform at Aldeburgh Festival

20 June 2013

Seven dancers to perform a new piece by Kim Brandstrup to celebrate Britten's centenary.

Opera Essentials: Gloriana

17 June 2013

A quick guide to Benjamin Britten's opera depicting the tensions between affairs of state and affairs of the heart.

Watch: Ian Bostridge on Britten's Canticles

8 June 2013

The British tenor on the challenges and rewards of five of Britten's rarely performed gems.

What are Britten's Canticles?

29 April 2013

A look at five works created in parallel to the composer's iconic post-war operas.

On the trail of Britten's Peter Grimes

29 June 2011

Postcard from Aldeburgh: a look at the landscape that inspired the opera.