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Date Of Birth:
November 22, 1913
Date Of Death:
December 04, 1976 (63)
Gender: Male
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Benjamin Britten News

Date of Birth: November 22, 1913
Date of Death: December 04, 1976 (63)
Gender: Male
Central City Opera Announces 2017 Summer Festival, 7/8-8/6Central City Opera Announces 2017 Summer Festival, 7/8-8/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Central City Opera's 2017 Summer Festival, which runs from July 8 through August 6, features Bizet's Carmen and Mozart's Così fan tutte performed in repertory in the historic Central City Opera House, and three one-act operas with limited runs—Britten's The Burning Fiery Furnace, Douglas Moore's Gallantry, and Amy Beach's Cabildo—performed in smaller venues located around the town of Central City. Complementing these five widely different operas are pre-performance lectures and talkbacks, staged opera scenes, elegant opening night dinners, and post-performance socials, which make for a full and enriching experience of entertainment and culture in one of Colorado's most historic mountain settings.   (more...)

LA Opera Presents NOAH'S FLOOD, 5/6LA Opera Presents NOAH'S FLOOD, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

LA Opera professional artists will once again collaborate with nearly 500 amateur members of the Los Angeles musical community to present two performances of Benjamin Britten's Noah's Flood this spring at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Conducted by LA Opera Music Director James Conlon, the performances will take place at 4pm and 7:30pm on Saturday, May 6. The Cathedral is located at 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles CA 90012. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival Launches 2017 ProgrammeEdinburgh International Festival Launches 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

???????Edinburgh International Festival today unveiled its 2017 programme which marks the event's 70th anniversary. This year's International Festival runs from Friday 4 to Monday 28 August, welcoming 2,020 artists from 40 nations to perform in Scotland's capital city. (more...)

Harris Theater Presents Music & Dance 2017-18 SeasonHarris Theater Presents Music & Dance 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

 The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to announce its fourteenth season of Harris Theater Presents performances exploring companies and stories of epic magnitude. Experience the 400-year-old cycle of Monteverdi's last surviving operas sung by the Monteverdi Choir and led by Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Mark Morris Dance Group's staged production of Layla and Majnun; the love story that has been told for centuries, and America's premier ballet company, American Ballet Theatre. Full performance details are outlined below. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2017: PETER AND THE WOLF at Adelaide Festival TheatreBWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2017: PETER AND THE WOLF at Adelaide Festival Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Mar 12, 2017

Who could resist the chance to hear Miriam Margolyes narrating Peter and the Wolf? (more...)

Cathedral of St. John, Manhattan School of Music, And Ontario Society of NY Present Britten's WAR REQUIEM, 4/6-7Cathedral of St. John, Manhattan School of Music, And Ontario Society of NY Present Britten's WAR REQUIEM, 4/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Cathedral of St. John the Divine...will present Benjamin Britten's powerful invocation of the perils of battle, the War Requiem on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 and Friday, April 7th, 2017 at 7:30 pm, at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street). (more...)

Dallas Opera Invites Applicants for Institute for Women ConductorsDallas Opera Invites Applicants for Institute for Women Conductors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Striving to address a long-standing career imbalance in the opera world, The Dallas Opera is delighted to announce that applications are now being accepted for a unique residential program designed to provide training and career support for distinctively talented women conductors: The Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera (IWC). This year's program represents the third residency of a twenty-year commitment made by the company. (more...)

V&A Museum to Explore 'Opera: Passion, Power and Politics', This FallV&A Museum to Explore 'Opera: Passion, Power and Politics', This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

This autumn the Victoria and Albert Museum, in collaboration with the Royal Opera House, will create a vivid and immersive journey through nearly 400 years of opera, exploring its passion, power and politics. (more...)

Opera Columbus Announces 2017-18 SeasonOpera Columbus Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Opera Columbus today announced its most collaborative season to date for the 2017-18 season, showcasing the artists of Juilliard, the Columbus Symphony, Against the Grain Theatre, and Company XIV in a not-to-be-missed trilogy of timeless operatic repertoire presented in what has become Opera Columbus' signature forward-thinking style. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed This WeekRoundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed This Week
by - Mar 3, 2017

Check out the top stories from Dallas you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Josh SchmidtBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Josh Schmidt
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 2, 2017

Today's subject (click on the name for lots of great music) Josh Schmidt is currently living his theatre life at Signature Theatre as the composer/co-lyricist and orchestrator of the world premiere musical Midwestern Gothic. The production runs from March 14 to April 30. (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents Jacob Shaw, CelloThe Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents Jacob Shaw, Cello
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts concludes its 2016-2017 Recital Series with a performance by international award-winning British cellist Jacob Shaw in Raitt Recital Hall at Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017.  (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents the Acclaimed Glyndebourne Production of The Turn of the ScrewThe Dallas Opera Presents the Acclaimed Glyndebourne Production of The Turn of the Screw
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Dallas Opera is proud to present a landmark of modern opera new to the company's repertoire: THE TURN OF THE SCREW by Benjamin Britten, with a libretto by Myfanwy Piper. dark and gripping tale is based on the atmospheric, nineteenth-century novella by Henry James. This production from England's Glyndebourne Festival Opera opens on Friday, March 17, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at the Winspear Opera House. Three additional performances of THE TURN OF THE SCREW will take place on March 19, 22, and 25, 2017. (more...)

16th Street Theater presents INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH16th Street Theater presents INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season continues with the National New Play Network rolling world premiere of INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH by KAREN ZACARÍAS adapted from the novel by LUIS ALBERTO URREA and co-directed by ANN FILMER and MIGUEL NUÑEZ, April 13 - May 20, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with Press Opening on Thursday, April 20 @ 7:30 PM.   (more...)

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra To Announce 25th Anniversary SeasonOrlando Philharmonic Orchestra To Announce 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra invites you to join in celebration of the upcoming 25th Anniversary Season Announcement on Saturday, March 4 at  1 p.m. and 7 p.m., before both Irish Romance concerts at Bob Carr Theater at 401 W. Livingston Street, Orlando. (more...)

LA Opera Presents Open House at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 3/26LA Opera Presents Open House at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

LA Opera invites the public to an Open House, which will take place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from 10am to 6pm on Sunday, March 26, 2017. (more...)

LA Opera Invites Angelenos of All Ages to an Open House at the Dorothy Chandler PavilionLA Opera Invites Angelenos of All Ages to an Open House at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

LA Opera invites the public to an Open House, which will take place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from 10am to 6pm on Sunday, March 26, 2017. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Twenty of the finest young opera singers in the United States will be competing in the 29th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition presented, jointly, by The Dallas Opera and The Dallas Opera Guild. (more...)

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces 85th Anniversary SeasonChattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces 85th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera announces the 2017/18 season - the 85th Season for the organization. Music programmed showcases the old and the new - from music that was written hundreds of years ago to music written more recently. (more...)

Kent Tritle Announces Spring 2017 SeasonKent Tritle Announces Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

To launch his 2016-17 season, Kent Tritle made his conducting debut in Asia with a program of Beethoven and Bellini at South Korea's Great Mountains Music Festival and School in August, and in November led the New York premiere at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine of the recently deceased Einojuhani Rautavaara's Vigilia. Opera News, praising Tritle's “profoundly musical direction,” said, “Truly, this was a choral concert for the ages. … For those of us who love choral music, and for those of us who particularly love choral music connected to the Eastern Orthodox tradition, this concert was possibly the finest event of the 2016-17 season.” (more...)

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