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Benjamin Britten

Date of Death: December 04, 1976 (63)

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Suzan-Lori Parks, Twyla Tharp, Michael Cerveris & More Set for Little Island 2024 Summer Season

Little Island's annual, four-month-long summer season of world premieres, kicking off June 1, will feature a total of nine newly commissioned pieces. See programming!
Saint Paul's Choir School to Present Spring Concert Celebrating Motherhood

The singers of the Saint Paul's Choir School will present Canticum pro Matre tua: Music for Your Mother on May 12, 2024 at 3:00 PM. Featuring the music from an eclectic mix of composers such as Camille Saint-Saëns, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Anton Bruckner, Benjamin Britten, Franz Schubert, and more, the concert takes place on Mother's Day and centers on the themes of the Virgin Mary, motherhood, and springtime.
Sarah Ruhl's THE SEASONS and More Set For Boston Lyric Opera's 2024-25 Season

Sarah Ruhl's The Seasons and more are set for Boston Lyric Opera’s 2024/25 Season! The season will also include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s MITRIDATE, Verdi’s AIDA, a major revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s CAROUSEL on its 80th anniversary, and more.
The Arts Partnership Announces Lineup For Ordway Inside Out In 2024

The four Arts Partnership organizations – Minnesota Opera, Ordway, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Schubert Club – have announced that Ordway Inside Out, an initiative that utilizes digital technology to dramatically increase access to artistic programming in Saint Paul, will be returning for another year.
English Opera DIDO AND AENEAS To Be Performed Next Month In Morristown

On Saturday, May 4, 7:00 PM at St. Mary's Abbey of Morristown, a musical merger between the Somerset Hills Chorus of Music in the Somerset Hills (MISH) and the Trenton-based LOTUS Chorale is bound to generate an electric performance of Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, one of the first English operas ever written.
Local Ensembles Perform Alongside Starry Guests at Cumnock Tryst's 10th Birthday Festival

The Cumnock Tryst will mark its 10th birthday in 2024, with world-renowned talent sitting alongside local musicians in a bumper celebration of what making music is all about. This year the festival adds an extra date, running from Wednesday 2 – Sunday 6 October.

Somewhere in King’s Cross, a middle-aged woman sits at a piano and plays an original piece with surprising fluency. There begins Samuel Adamson’s tumultuous tale of two teenage musical prodigies whose lives become thoroughly entangled.
Columbus Symphony Unveils 24-25 Masterworks Season

Explore the upcoming 24-25 Masterworks Season by Columbus Symphony, featuring a diverse range of performances. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Waterperry Opera Festival Returns This August

Waterperry Opera Festival, the acclaimed celebration of opera and classical music, has announced its return for its annual ten-day event from August 9th to August 18th, 2024.
La Orquesta De Cámara De Bellas Artes Compartirá El Esplendor De Britten

Experience the splendor of Britten with La Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes. Dive into the world of classical music with this renowned orchestra's latest performance.
Princeton University Concerts Reveals 2024-25 Season Lineup

Princeton University Concerts (PUC)’s 2024-25 season offers more opportunities than ever before to listen your way to the world’s most celebrated musicians, among friends. Learn more about the season lineup here!
St. Charles Singers to Launch 40th Anniversary Celebration with Concerts in Wheaton and St. Charles

The St. Charles Singers' season finale concerts April 20-21, 2024, will mark the start of the internationally recognized chamber choir's 40th-anniversary celebration with a program featuring songs about nature, especially flowers, and romantic love.
Wigmore Hall Reveals 2024/25 Concert Season & Launches the Director's Fund

Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly has announced the 2024/25 Season. With more than 550 concerts, featuring more than 2,600 musicians, spanning September 2024 to July 2025, Wigmore Hall presents the largest classical music programme in the UK.
Symphony San Jose Announces 2024 / 2025 Season

Discover the upcoming 2024/2025 season of SYMPHONY SAN JOSE, featuring a diverse range of performances from October 2024 through June 2025.
James Conlon To Become Conductor Laureate Of LA Opera In 2026

James Conlon, Music Director of LA Opera since 2006, has announced that the 2025/26 season will be his final season as music director.
PUCCINI, BUSONI, OFFENBACH and ROSSINI Announced Among the Attractions of Theatro Sao Pedro's 2024 Season

The lyrical season will feature 12 titles, such as Turandot, by Busoni, Gianni Schicchi, by Puccini, Le Comte Ory, by Rossini, among others. The program also includes ballets, cinema and music, and concerts in a year in which São Pedro establishes partnerships with the Cinemateca, the São Paulo Companhia de Dança and guest orchestras.
Review: BEN & IMO, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Written by Mark Ravenhill and directed by Erica Whyman, Ben & Imo tells the story of the composition of Benjamin Britten’s (Samuel Barnett) Gloriana with musical assistant Imogen Holst (Victoria Yeates) over a period of nine months in the coast town of Aldeburgh. The play is based on Ravenhill’s BBC Radio 3 presentation, Imo and Ben.
Houston Symphony Reveals 24-25 Season Featuring Jessica Vosk, Pink Martini & More

The Houston Symphony has revealed its 2024−25 Season. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.
Video: Get A First Look At A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM At Atlanta Opera

Get a first look at Atlanta Opera's A Midsummer Night’s Dream in an all-new trailer. The Atlanta Opera presents and all-new production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy.
Cast Members Announced For THE TURN OF THE SCREW at Hayes Theatre Co

Craig Baldwin in association with Hayes Theatre Co has announced some of the stellar cast for the upcoming chamber opera The Turn of the Screw which opens in August.


How many shows has Benjamin Britten written?

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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