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Benjamin Britten

Date of Birth: November 22, 1913

Date of Death: December 04, 1976 (63)

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PETER GRIMES is Now Playing at Det KGL. Teater

The story of the outsider Peter Grimes mirrored composer Benjamin Britten’s own life. The modern opera classic is a tale of personal persecution in a restrictive society.

Review: THE HABIT OF ART at 59E59 Theaters-A Fascinating View of Theatre and Relationships

Insightful, comical, and wonderfully presented, The Habit of Art by Original Theater is now being performed at 59E59 Theaters.

New York City's Newest Opera Company, Marshall Opera, Launches

On Saturday evening, May 6, 2023, at the Liederkranz, the establishment of Marshall Opera, New York City’s newest opera company, was announced.

Bard Music Festival Explores One of 20th Century's Greatest Symphonists and Britain's Foremost Composers in VAUGHAN WILLIAMS AND HIS WORLD

This August, the Bard Music Festival returns for its 33rd season, with an intensive two-week exploration of “Vaughan Williams and His World.”

Deborah Warner Commissions Theatre, Opera, Dance and Recitals This Year at Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath

Last year, acclaimed theatre and opera director Deborah Warner took over as Artistic Director of the Ustinov Studio. She proposed a radical new programming model for the theatre where OPERA, DANCE and SONG would be programmed alongside THEATRE.

Broadway Buying Guide: May 8, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, May 8, 2023.

Broadway Buying Guide: May 1, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, May 1, 2023.

Edinburgh International Festival Reveals 2023 Programme

The global celebration of performing arts, Edinburgh International Festival, today unveils an expansive programme of world-class music, opera, dance and theatre to take place from 4 – 27 August 2023. This year marks the first Festival under the direction of new Festival Director, Nicola Benedetti, one of today's most influential classical music artists.  

Mozart's O RAPTO DO SERRALHO (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) Opens at Theatro Sao Pedro

Opening on April 14th, this production has musical direction by Claudio Cruz, who commands the Orquestra do Theatro Sao Pedro and scenic direction by Jorge Takla. The recital on April 28, Friday, will be broadcast for free on the YouTube channel of Theatro Sao Pedro.

THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA to be Presented by Merola Opera Program This Summer

Merola Opera Program will continue its 2023 season with a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, approached through a current lens.


The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) will present American One Acts, a double bill, conducted by Gregory Hopkins and directed by Philip Shneidman, from May 31 - June 4, 2023 at Baruch Performing Arts Center.

Sarasota Concert Association Sets 2023-24 Season Featuring Orchestras, Chamber Ensembles & More

The Sarasota Concert Association has announced details of its 2024 Great Performers Series. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!


In this special and one-off event led by the BBC Proms, author of Atonement and one of the finest writers of his generation, Ian McEwan collaborates with the BBC symphony Orchestra and reads extracts from his own works with music curated around his readings and a special guest appearance from jazz singer Emma Smith.

Photos: First Look at BBC Symphony Orchestra and Ian McEwan at Barbican Hall

On Friday, March 31st, BBC Symphony Orchestra and Ian McEwan held a concert conducted by Adam Hickox at the Barbican Hall. The concert will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday 14 May with a cut-down on BBC Radio 4 on Saturday 8 April. Check out photos here!

Celebró La Orquesta De Cámara Consortium Sonorum Su Séptimo Aniversario En El Cenart

En el marco de la celebración de su séptimo aniversario, la Orquesta de Cámara Consortium Sonorum, dirigida por el maestro Sergio Cárdenas, realizó un concierto en el Auditorio Blas Galindo del Centro Nacional de las Artes (Cenart), acompañados por Cantoría de Niñas y Niños de la Escuela Superior de Música del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (Inbal).  

Wigmore Hall Announces Over 500 Concerts For The New Season

Wigmore Hall's 2023/24 season was announced by John Gilhooly, the Hall's Director. With more than 500 concerts from September 2023 to July 2024 featuring some 2500 artists performing music from the past six centuries, it is the largest programme of classical music concerts in the UK. 

New World Symphony Sets 2023-24 Season Featuring 19 Artist Debuts

The New World Symphony has announced its 2023-24 season, a landmark year for the institution, as it welcomes Stéphane Denève in his first full season as Artistic Director.

O RAPTO DO SERRALHO Comes to Theatro Sao Pedro in April

O Theatro São Pedro apresenta um título do compositor austríaco Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): O Rapto do Serralho, que será apresentada em abril, em oito récitas.

Merola Opera Program Announces 2023 Season

One of the most prestigious opera training programs in the world, San Francisco’s acclaimed Merola Opera Program has announced its 2023 season.

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Presents the Choir of Clare College

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church presents the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge UK in a performance of 20th and 21st century choral works. This stellar vocal ensemble will perform pieces by composers including Benjamin Britten, Leonard Bernstein, Herbert Howells, Arvo Pärt, and Eric Whitacre.


Benjamin Britten has written 3 shows including They Walk Alone (Composer), The Rape of Lucretia (Composer), Let's Make an Opera (Composer).

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