1945: Benjamin Britten
's opera Peter Grimes was premiered at Sadler's Wells, London.
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Music director Rory McLatchie will conduct Benjamin Britten
at Epworth United Methodist Churchin Elgin.The concert, which will feature harpist Abigail Stoner accompanying the chorus on Benjamin Britten
's A Ceremony of Carols, is supported bya grant from the Elgin Cultural Arts Commission.In addition to Britten's work, the women of Nothing but Treble will offer adiverse repertoire of classical and popular holiday music.
The orchestra will be conducted by musical director Nic Fallowfield and will be performing Benjamin Britten
- Four Sea Interludes; Frederick Delius - Violin Concerto Soloist Thomas Bowes; and Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations.
The Habit of Art ALAN Bennett's cleverly written play-within-a-play explores the turbulent friendship of two of the 20th century's most prominent gay artists, poet WH Auden and composer Benjamin Britten
6 What nationality was the composer Benjamin Britten
? 7 Tony Hill and Carol Jordan are characters in books by which author?
The fourth Wales International Harp Festival in Caernarfon will honour the legendary Dr Osian Ellis CBE who collaborated with leading British composer Benjamin Britten
and played on the madcap radio comedy series, The Goon Show.
She got training as an opera singer from Paul Knight, a student of English Composer and legend Western classical music Benjamin Britten
Cameron Pyke notes in the preface to Benjamin Britten
and Russia that he was born on the day Benjamin Britten
and Peter Pears arrived in Moscow during their last visit to Russia in 1971.
1913: Composer Benjamin Britten
was born in Lowestoft.