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Recent Benjamin Britten NewsBilly Budd: Desire and Evil on the High Seas - Wed, 05 Mar 2014
The L.A. Opera breaks the code on Benjamin Britten's sexually charged opera about sailors alone at sea. Featured Image:
Benjamin Britten's 'Billy Budd' Arrives at the L.A. Opera - Sat, 22 Feb 2014
"It is long, it is hard, it is arduous. You can't sleep on the podium in this piece," conductor James Conlon told THR of the three-hour opera, which begins its run Feb. 22.
Review: A shipshape 'Billy Budd' caps Britten 100/LA - Mon, 24 Feb 2014
Los Angeles Opera's seafaring drama 'Billy Budd' is an in-your-face standout, led by an engaging Liam Bonner as Billy and James Conlon's powerful conducting. A bellicose anti-war opera, Benjamin Britten's "Billy Budd" is a stifling shipboard drama with only strong male voices, a theater of testosterone. Manhood stands trial. In 1951, the year of its premiere, "Billy Budd" bravely evoked ...
Review: Paul Bunyan (ETO) - Thu, 20 Feb 2014
Another rarity from English Touring Opera as Benjamin Britten's first stage work heads out on tour
Soul-searching - up to a point - Sat, 22 Feb 2014
The choreographer Richard Alston's love for the music of Benjamin Britten, particularly the settings of verse, dates from his boyhood, when he attended the first performance of the War Requiem, more than 50 years ago.
Related Information for Benjamin Britten» Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh, OM (1913–1976) was a British composer, conductor, and pianist.Britten was born on 22nd November 1913 in Lowestoft in Suffolk, the son of a dentist and a talented amateur musician. He began composing prolifically as a child, and in 1927 began private lessons with Frank Bridge. He also studied, less happily, at the Royal College of Music under John Ireland and with some input from Ralph Vaughan Williams.
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