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  1. Symphoria's Spark concert at WCNY ends season with festive funRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    ... entered. The string players also demonstrated technique, giving up the bow and playing pizzicato on a section of Britten's "Simple Symphony." LaCasita, a troupe of dancers from 5 to 25, whirled with colorful scarves to music by Bizet and Bernstein ...


  2. LOOK: Anglesey soprano's big break with Lesley GarrettRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    ... as an Alvarez young artist with the Garsington Opera last year, returning to perform in their productions of Britten's Death in Venice and Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream - a collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Now living in ...


  3. Ties to Jane EyreRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | Bronte Blog

    ... writers Shakespeare, Murger, BrontA« and Dickinson helping them to find embodiment in the hands of composers such as Britten, Verdi, Puccini, Taylor and Holby. ( Louise Turk ) The Huffington Post interviews Amy Allen from an internet adversiting ...


  4. Wollongong soprano in eisteddfod ariaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... writers Shakespeare, Murger, Bronte and Dickinson helping them to find embodiment in the hands of composers such as Britten, Verdi, Puccini, Taylor and Holby. The Wollongong Welsh Choir will perform a rendition of the Welsh National Anthem and the ...


  5. Jazz it up a little this JuneRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Scoop

    ... focus, with Mendelssohn's exuberant Octet, written when he was only 16, and the colourful Simple Symphony by Britten, based on his own piano tunes. HAMLET If you've never been lucky enough to travel to London's historic Globe Theatre, you're in for ...


  6. So much more than a night at the operaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Henley Standard

    ... punctuated by Strauss's trademark lush orchestration, producing moments of high comedy mixed with genuine pathos. Britten's Death in Venice is a mesmeric, thoughtful production based on Thomas Mann's novella. It depicts the tension between the staid ...


  7. Aldeburgh named in top three coastal resorts for highest property...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | East Anglian Daily Times

    ... of Suffolk's Heritage Coast and draws large crowds for its annual classical Aldeburgh Festival founded by Benjamin Britten in 1948. The town is also renowned for having some of the best fish and chip shops in the country, a thriving art-house cinema ...


  8. SWPR Event Listings May-August 2015Read the original story

    May 24, 2015 | Scoop

    ... focus, with Mendelssohn's exuberant Octet, written when he was only 16, and the colourful Simple Symphony by Britten, based on his own piano tunes and composed when he was aged between nine and 12 plus some well-loved Bach and Mozart and Douglas ...


  9. Classical review: NZSO, Auckland Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's pairing of Britten and Sibelius in Friday's Into the Storm concert was an astute piece of programming. In fact, the storm started with a moving tribute to the recently deceased Jack Body, as rushing strings and snapping bass lines caught passion's terrifying grip in the fifth of the New Zealand composer's Michelangelo Meditations .


  10. Overdrive': Nancy Nerantzi, Elly Braund and Oihana Vesga BujanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Oxford Times

    ... has been the initial catalyst, but, unusually, he is bringing to Oxford three works by the same composer - Benjamin Britten. "The first piece, Rejoice in the Lamb, is danced to Benjamin Britten's superb setting of 18th-century poems by Christopher ...


  11. What's on Auckland: Music EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... in it's early, early days. Rock on. The NZSO are performing three monumental works tonight at their Into the Storm - Britten and Sibelius concert at the Town Hall. The concert features Benjamin Britten's Four Sea Interludes from his masterpiece ...


  12. Professor directing Opera on the Avalon productionRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | Western Star

    Michael Waller is getting a chance to combine two things he loves in his latest directing job - horror and opera. Michael Waller, an assistant professor with Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland's theatre department, is in St.a SJohn's to direct Opera on the Avalon's production of Britten's "The Turn of the Screw."


  13. Childrena s Choir of Chico to host family concertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    ... women's choir; will perform a variety of repertoire including works by Dvorák, Kodály, Schubert, Benjamin Britten and Kirby Shaw. The finale will be a massed choir of CCOC singers, CCOC family members, and community singers performing an ...


  14. Albert HerringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Vashon Loop

    This charming chamber opera written in 1947 by Benjamin Britten will have you rolling in the aisles with laughter. The busybodies of the Loxford May Day committee cannot find a virtuous female to be the May Queen, so they name the shy, coddled grocer's son, Albert Herring, as May King.


  15. Heather Mathews rules with her light touch to Benjamin Britten at SFCMRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 |

    Last night the Conservatory Opera Program at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music concluded a yearlong workshop focusing on the operas of Benjamin Britten. Having worked on scenes from The Turn of the Screw , The Rape of Lucretia , A Midsummer Night's Dream , Billy Budd , and Peter Grimes , last night the group performed the entirety of Britten's three-act Albert Herring .


  16. Local opera star to perform on home soilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Milford Mercury

    ... her international debut at the Fondazione Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte in Montepulciano, Tuscany, singing Emmie in Britten's Albert Herring directed by Keith Warner, and has since returned to sing Echo in Strauss' Ariadne Auf Naxos, directed by ...


  17. The Case for the Lesser Known OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Vashon Loop

    ... "I haven't heard of that one!". Yes, I know. It's not done very often. Albert Herring was composed by Benjamin Britten in 1947. We chose this British comedy with zany characters and an amusing story to perhaps let you dip your big toe into a Britten ...


  18. Nashville Symphony Chorus Offers Public Rehearsal TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    ... best singing. Guerrero and the NSO will conclude the 2014-15 season on May 29-30 with a performance of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem , a program that was organized to mark the 150th anniversary this year of the end of the U.S. Civil War. The chorus ...


  19. An eclectic array of musicians expected to grace the stage at the Israel FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... feeds off the work of the members of the classical pantheon across the centuries, such Mozart, Verdi, Brahms and Britten, as well as ancient lamentations, Greek rembetiko music; Turkish and Persian maqams, and rock. The Eliyahus have enlisted the ...


  20. BSO to perform in front of millions at The Proms 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... glow of Hollywood and new-found hope'. This will encompass three contrasting works to sum up the spirit of the year: Britten's Peter Grimes, reinventing English opera; Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony, striving after the 'grandeur of the human spirit'; ...