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  1. Award-winning shows from top touring operaRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | This Is North Devon

    ... The Magic Flute. Paul Bunyan marks the ETO's final contribution to the centenary celebrations of writer Benjamin Britten's birth, and the off-stage title role was pre-recorded for the tour by award-winning actor Damian Lewis of Homeland fame. The ...


  2. Future events offer many classical musical treats in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 |

    ... for its 67th season, all at the Playhouse, starting with perennial favourite the Emerson Quartet (Oct. 7) playing Britten, Ravel and a new work by Lowell Liebermann. Other string quartets on offer include the Escher (Nov. 18), the Takacs (Dec. 9) ...


  3. Welsh National Opera wins highest UK recognition for musical excellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | IcNetwork

    ... year's performances of Lulu and Lohengrin and the youth opera's Paul Bunyan, which marked the centenary of Benjamin Britten. The awards, presented in association with BBC Radio 3, are the country's highest honour for live classical music and 13 were ...


  4. Zehetmair withdraws from SPCO concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... Church of Christ) and Sunday (Benson Great Hall, Arden Hills) will be led by various SPCO musicians performing Britten's String Quartet No. 2 and Lachrymae and Haydn's Symphony No. 101. Next week's performances of "The Turn of the Screw" will go on ...


  5. St. Lawrence Quartet returns to Kreeger MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... that evoked his operas - finished the program. And the two themes met in the powerful second quartet by Benjamin Britten, a composer known for opera but also proficient in other forms; this piece was the literal and figurative heart of the evening. ...


  6. Saturday Night Loser's Club, Vol. CDXXVI: Double-Booked & Double-Subbed EditionRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Daily Kos

    That principle kind of applies to the St. Louis Symphony's concerts this weekend, where one work on the program is the song cycle Les Illuminations by Benjamin Britten.


  7. San Diego Opera reaches $1-million crowd-funding goalRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... portray the children in "The Turn of the Screw," and Rebecca Rebecca Sjowall portrays the Governess in the Benjamin Britten opera. Ariel Downs, left, and Katy Tang, right, portray the children in "The Turn of the Screw," and Rebecca Rebecca Sjowall ...


  8. Pacific Symphony's American Composers Festival Continues for...Read the original story

    May 7, 2014 |

    ... could be considered serious art and echoes of such attitudes still exist today. Yet, after all, everyone from Britten to Copland to Shostakovich and Prokofiev composed for many films and their names remained unsullied by their interaction with film ...


  9. English Touring Opera to Bring Paul Bunyan & King Priam to Exeter Northcott Theatre, 16-17 MayRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 |

    ... Exeter Northcott on Tuesday 13, Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 May. Paul Bunyan marks ETO's final contribution to the Britten 100 centenary celebrations, and is one of the composer's least-performed operas. Liam Steel's production -also produced with ...


  10. How Norfolk inspired pop legend Ray DaviesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | Evening News

    ... of our coast, and to complete Flatlands. With only four months to write it, before it was performed by the Britten Symphonia in Norwich in 1998, he has more to say in music about Norfolk. Flatlands was written for the Norfolk and Norwich Festival of ...


  11. The NA Office of Duesseldorf Tourism & Duesseldorf Airport Announce:...Read the original story

    May 5, 2014 | PRWeb

    The NA Office of Duesseldorf Tourism & Duesseldorf Airport Announce: "Death in Venice" - Opera by Benjamin Britten Premieres at Duesseldorf Opera House - June 14, 2014.


  12. Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Performs Benjamin Britten's War Requiem TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2014 |

    The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir will conclude its 77th season with a one-night performance of Benjamin Britten's choral-orchestral composition War Requiem at 8 p.m. tonight, May 3, 2014 at The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Ind .


  13. After steady stint on stage, Brand now teaches music, dramaRead the original story

    May 2, 2014 | The News

    ... exposure, which she credits for helping her to land her first roles. She appeared in the world premiere of Benjamin Britten's Death in Venice at the Royal Opera House, as Pamina in The Magic Flute, and in several other roles with the English Music ...


  14. John Shirley-Quirk, operatic bass-baritone, dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 | The Washington Post

    John Shirley-Quirk, one of the most admired operatic bass-baritones of the 20th century and a self-described "torchbearer" for his countryman, the English composer Benjamin Britten, died April 7 in a village near Bath.


  15. Symphonic Choir head places art before numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 |

    Benjamin Britten 's choral-orchestral composition " War Requiem " will be presented by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir , led by artistic director Eric Stark, at The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Ind .


  16. Classical singers, musicians combine forcesRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | Current in Carmel

    ... he conducts more than 300 musicians at the Palladium on May 3. In 2013, international observances of the Benjamin Britten birth centennial were widespread. The British musician had made his mark in the 1930s, and by the time he died in 1976, was ...


  17. Violinist who knows her mind as well as her musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... of international musicians - the likes of Martha Argerich, Renaud Capucon and Leif Ove Andsnes. Next week she plays Britten's Violin Concerto with Thomas Sondergard and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. When we speak she's in London to give a ...


  18. Opera audience gets a new roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... to an old art form. The inspiration behind this latest performance began during the celebration of Benjamin Britten's 100th birthday in 2013. The company produced the British composer's community masterwork, "Noye's Fludde," which calls for the ...


  19. PSO Explores Dreams and the Night In Concert at Richardson AuditoriumRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | Town Topics

    ... was kept busy with quick passages, but Mr. Milanov seemed to always be aware of where the piece was going. Benjamin Britten's Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings , Opus 31 is a set of six poems preceded and followed by a solo horn. Britten drew ...


  20. FOCUS: A Potpourri -- Blood Will Out / Homeric Speech / Deaths in VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2014 | Steve Goddard's History Wire

    ... 1913, Thomas Mann's Death in Venice is one of the most widely read novellas in any language. In the 1970s, Benjamin Britten adapted it into an opera, and Lucchino Visconti turned it into a successful film. Reading these works from a philosophical ...