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Yesterday | Boston.com

Opera Review - Albert Herring' is a great catch at the Strand

Virtue is not its own reward - at least, not in Benjamin Britten's "Albert Herring," where the title character receives 25 pounds for leading a chaste life.


Related Topix: Britten, Classical, Rossini, Opera

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Jacob's Pillow: Mark Morris Dance Group Musician in the form of a dancer

The recent dances Mark Morris has brought to Jacob's Pillow reveal that he has outgrown his early reputation as the "bad boy of modern dance," and become a very good boy indeed.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Modern Dance, Classical, Yo-Yo Ma, Bach, Britten, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

The Strand will host BOC's production of Britten's 'Albert Herring' July 24-27

Next week, Dorchester will be participating in the worldwide centenary celebrations of the British composer Benjamin Britten with four free performances of one of his comic operas at the Strand Theatre, thanks to the annual visit of the crowd-and critic-pleasing Boston Opera Collaborative .


Related Topix: Britten, Classical

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Ludlow Advertiser

Edge Chamber Choir set to make Ludlow debut

THE Edge Chamber Choir, described as a fusion of voices and the saxophone, is set to make its debut in Ludlow.


Related Topix: Classical, Britten

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Benjamin Britten triumphs in San Francisco

The title character of Benjamin Britten's first and best-known opera is a social outcast in a claustrophobic fishing village on the raw British coast.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, War Requiem, Classical, Civic Center (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Entertainment

Sun Jun 29, 2014


A full program of instrumental Britten concludes the SFS centennial celebration

The focus of the final program in the Britten Centennial Celebration series of concerts by the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall, conducted by Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas , consisted entirely of Benjamin Britten's instrumental music.


Related Topix: Britten, Classical, Instrumental, Celebration, Symphony, Arts, Opera