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  1. Opera Review - Albert Herring' is a great catch at the StrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Boston.com

    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.

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  2. Jacob's Pillow: Mark Morris Dance Group Musician in the form of a dancerRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble to Tanglewood every year from 2003 to 2013. Last year, he staged Benjamin Britten's opera "Curlew River" and Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" with Pillow dancers and Tanglewood Music Center fellows. On the West ...

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  3. Boston Opera Collaborative presents Albert Herring, by Benjamin BrittenRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Dedicated to producing dynamic opera that engages Boston audiences, Boston Opera Collaborative is excited to present Albert Herring, by Benjamin Britten.

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  4. Wilmington Symphony 2014-15 Masterworks Concert Season "STARS. PLANETS. MAGIC."Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Carolina Beaches

    ... Third Piano Concerto of Rachmaninoff ("Rach Three" as it is known among pianists). Also on the concert is Benjamin Britten's picturesque "Four Sea Interludes" from Peter Grimes . BachFest on February 7 offers a generous selection of the master's ...

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  5. Philadelphia Orchestra on the RadioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Philly.com

    ... Mahler's sunny Symphony No. 4 draws much of its balance and influence from the classical era, and Benjamin Britten also drew inspiration from an earlier period, using themes from 17th-century composer Henry Purcell in his orchestral showpiece ...

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  6. Renewing CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Forbes.com

    ... the rescue squad, they don't much see the point of neighbours either. The lead in this matter was taken by Benjamin Britten . In 1942, Returning from America to his native countryside around Aldeburgh in Suffolk, he wrote the great masterpiece - ...

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  7. Classical music festival BBC Proms opens in LondonRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Xinhuanet

    ... Wright said the First World War theme would be marked with several concerts and pieces of music including Benjamin Britten's War Requiem which contains some of the most famous poems of the war by Wilfred Owen, who was killed in the last week of the ...

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  8. Review: San Francisco Symphony's bracing 'Peter Grimes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    This season, the classical music world has been celebrating the 100th anniversary of composer Benjamin Britten's birth.

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  9. The Strand will host BOC's production of Britten's 'Albert Herring' July 24-27Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    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 .

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  10. Your ticket to amazement awaitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Vashon Loop

    ... What ensues is sure to amuse both kids and adults alike. The season concludes in May with British composer Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring, a charming chamber opera written in 1947. Endlessly witty, poignant and beautifully layered, Britten's ...

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  11. Tickets for Vashon Opera's 2014-15 season are onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... the title or tune, which creates many amusing capers. The season concludes in May with British composer Benjamin Britten's "Albert Herring," a comic opera written in 1947. Witty, poignant and multi-layered, the opera highlights the misadventures of ...

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  12. The 2nd Annual Matatu Film Festival July 16-19, 2014Read the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... last year as part of Matatu's Brooklyn/Oakland Reconstructed film and lecture series. UNOGUMBE transplants Benjamin Britten's 1957 opera, Noye's Fludde (Noah's Flood), from medieval England to the hardscrabble townships of contemporary South Africa. ...

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  13. Edge Chamber Choir set to make Ludlow debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Ludlow Advertiser

    ... from the TV series, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, and another Nunc Dimittis by Christian Forshaw. Lovers of Benjamin Britten will be pleased to hear that the choir will be singing two of his works, his joyful Jubilate Deo, and the popular cantata, ...

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  14. Enigma VariationsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | WDAV-FM Davidson

    ... leading the Brevard Sinfonia in a concert of British orchestral music. First, the orchestra will perform Benjamin Britten's Four Sea Interludes from his first opera, Peter Grimes . Next, violist Juan Miguel Hernandez joins the Sinfonia for a ...

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  15. Benjamin Britten's 100th birthday bashRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Last weekend New York celebrated the centennial birthday of one of the worlds greatest composers in grand style.

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  16. Review: San Francisco Symphony's bracing 'Peter Grimes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    This season, the classical music world has been celebrating the 100th anniversary of composer Benjamin Britten's birth.

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  17. The 2nd Annual Matatu Film Festival - July 16-19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Examiner.com

    ... of The Hive and the Brooklyn Basin redevelopment projects. ADDITIONAL SELECTIONS UNOGUMBE is based on Benjamin Britten's Noye's Fludde Opera closely, but moves the action from medieval England to present day South Africa where the background of ...

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  18. Benjamin Britten triumphs yet againRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | The Miami Herald

    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.

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  19. The Best of BrittenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Wall Street Journal

    The world's symphonies, music ensembles and opera houses may be overcompensating for insufficient attention to the music of Benjamin Britten by offering us a glut of it during his centennial.

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  20. Benjamin Britten triumphs in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Los Angeles Times

    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.

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