Sunday May 19
The Entertainment Report: Petrucelli picks this week's best books, CDs and DVDs
THE WRITE STUFF Benjamin Britten : A Life for Music Finally, an intimate and spellbinding biography of one of the 20th century's most prolific and gifted composers.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Journal Newspaper Online
Striking a chord on composer centenary
TEENAGERS from a Tyneside school are hoping to be in fine voice when they team up with classical stars for a prestigious concert.
Sun May 12, 2013
Review: May Festival reaches heavenly heights with 'War Requiem'
Let's recap tonight's titanic struggle. FINAL Milwaukee 3 Cincinnati 4 W: A. Simon L: Y. Gallardo S: A. Chapman BOX SCORE POSITIVES -A... Despite property owners' objections, Independence City Council members unanimously approved an ordinance announcing the intent to annex almost 60 acres... Kenton County's veterans wanted a party to celebrate the ... (more)
Sat May 11, 2013
Eastern Daily Press
Classical concert to celebrate Britten's links with Norwich
The work of renowned musician Benjamin Britten and his links to the city will be celebrated in a special Norfolk and Norwich Festival performance by the Philharmonia Orchestra on Monday.
Fri May 10, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Art review: The body, seen through ancient Greek eyes, at Dallas Museum of Art
The Dallas Museum of Art recently opened a show titled, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece in Dallas, Texas.
Wed May 08, 2013
Britten's comic hero Albert Herring: the only virgin in the village
How many operas feature a man who is crowned May Queen because no one can vouch for the virginity of the village girls? Andrew Mellor on Britten's comic gem, Albert Herring A shy boy about to break free ... Iain Paton in Opera North's 2002 production of Albert Herring.
Salt Lake Tribune
Craig Jessop: Care and compassion part of conductor's musical life
"Life had the most amazing plan," said Jessop, recipient of the 2013 Madeleine Award for Distinguished Service to the Arts and Humanities.
Sat May 04, 2013
Watertown Daily Times
American Boychoir ends SUNY Potsdam residency on a high note
Giving a taste of what's to come, the visiting American Boychoir put on a performance for students and community members Friday afternoon in SUNY Potsdam's Hosmer Hall.
Thu May 02, 2013
Stephen Fry is signed up by Welsh National Opera
The famous actor, comedian, director, TV presenter - and huge opera fan - will appear in Benjamin Britten's Paul Bunyan this summer After working with some of the world's most famous classical singers, it comes as no surprise that Welsh National Opera has signed another big name.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Waterloo Region Record
Grand Philharmonic announces upcoming season
Each fall, as artistic director Mark Vuorinen sets to planning the Grand Philharmonic Choir's next season, he is guided by what will inspire both the choir and the audience.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Jacaranda Music Presents Concert Staging of Curlew River Today
Jacaranda's three-concert celebration of Benjamin Britten 's centenary continues today, April 27th with a concert staging of "Curlew River," a chamber opera intended for performance in a church.
Loyola workshop focuses on composer Britten
Loyola University's opera program is offering a spring workshop focusing on the life and work of composer/conductor/pianist Benjamin Britten.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Review: VocalEssence's 'Paul Bunyan' doesn't exactly tower, but it's big enough
Retired TV news anchor Don Shelby is the voice of Paul Bunyan in the VocalEssence performances of Benjamin Britten's opera "Paul Bunyan." The legend of the lumberjack giant, Paul Bunyan, is so indelibly stitched into the mythology of Minnesota that most state residents would likely be surprised to find him the subject of an English opera.
Oke stands tall for the best of Britten
Whatever else we may hear during this year's Benjamin Britten centenary, the work that remains most closely associated with the composer is Peter Grimes , an opera about a man at odds with himself and society.
The Ring comes to South Kensington - from Ades to Zappa: death by...
Attention grant makers: Lynn Becker is pleased to announce he will be available to set up residency in London from July to September this year to create an introductory on-line overview of classical music through the hundreds of concerts of the 2013 BBC Proms, plus a new blog on London, architecture and urbanism.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Monteverdi to present spring concerts
Monteverdi Master Chorale will be presenting its spring concert, "Song and Dance." Two concerts will be performed: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St.
American Boychoir joining Crane students, staff for War Requiem
SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music will mark the centennial of the composer Benjamin Britten's birth with a performance of his monumental War Requiem on May 4. As part of the second annual Lougheed Festival of the Arts, Crane will host the American Boychoir, as well as Maestro Christof Perick, the 2013 Dorothy Albrecht Gregory Visiting Conductor, ... (more)
Tue Apr 23, 2013
PRLog US Entertainment
Bel Canto Boy Choirs present Free Concert
Apr. 23, 2013 - MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee, WI - Bel Canto Boy Choirs, Ellen Shuler, director, present Child's Play on Sunday, May 5. This free event is part of the First Congregational Church of Wauwatosa's 2013 4 O'clocks Free Concert Series .
The Curious Case of Benjamin Britten
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Britten, one of the most influential classical composers of the past century.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Oratorio Society of New York Brings Britten's War Requiem to Carnegie Hall Tonight
To conclude its 140th anniversary season, the Oratorio Society of New York, the city's standard for grand choral performance, presents Benjamin Britten 's monumental 1962 work War Requiem at Carnegie Hall tonight, April 22, 2013, at 8:00 PM.