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Robert Caplin for The New York Times The Rape of Lucretia From left, Christopher Colmenero, Suchan Kim and Felicia Moore, in this complex 1946 work by Benjamin Britten performed by the Mannes Opera, at the Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College. Britten's
In composer Benjamin Britten's centenary year, a series of events in his home town Aldeburgh, Suffolk celebrate his most famous opera, Peter Grimes, inspired by the coastal spot. As part of the Aldeburgh Festival, Grimes in Aldeburgh will feature not
April 23, 2013 During his 30 years of experience as a leading choral conductor in New York, Kent Tritle has performed a wide range of repertory. But there was one major 20th-century work he had somehow never conducted: Britten's War Requiem.
46:10 PM PDT Updated: 04/22/2013 07:46:11 PM PDT This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before." These are the words of conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein from 50 years ago,
Last year, when John Nardolillo scheduled the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra s presentation of Benjamin Britten's massive War Requiem for Friday night, he had no way of knowing how appropriate its timing would be. And certainly he and
Suggested Topics Surely the world's leading current interpreter of Britten lieder, Ian Bostridge exhibits a confident command here of the composer's polyglot settings of Hardy, Holderlin and Michelangelo. There's an almost snake-like quality about
With its season finale, the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra embraces the 21st-century ethos to "go big." The orchestra is presenting Benjamin Britten's War Requiem, Op...But the orchestra and director John Nardolillo can hardly do it alone.
Wyant Morton, director of California Lutheran University's Arete Vocal Ensemble, thought the idea was just wacky and eclectic enough to draw a crowd, and from the looks of the packed Samuelson Chapel on the CLU campus Sunday, it appears that the
15 April 2013 They are meant to celebrate Britain's most famous characters in history. But among the instantly-recognisable faces of Royal Mail's 'Great Britons' stamp set is one that may leave you a little lost...Pioneer: John Archer, Mayor of
You are officially a teenager now," director Doug Scholz-Carlson said...At 13, O'Gorman has been performing for seven years in professional productions. Later this week, he takes a lead role in "The Turn of the Screw," Benjamin Britten's opera based