Tag: Benjamin Britten


Paul Bunyan (ETO)
By Mark Valencia · 20 Feb 2014 · England

Another rarity from English Touring Opera as Benjamin Britten's first stage work heads out on tour

The Prince of the Pagodas - Birmingham Royal Ballet (Salford)
By Kristy Sott · 1 Feb 2014 · Northwest

Kristy Stott reviews Birmingham Royal Ballet's latest piece at the Lowry and finds that it's flawless

BRB bring Prince of the Pagodas to Lowry, 30 Jan
By Glenn Meads · 30 Dec 2013 · Northwest

Benjamin Britten's only commissioned ballet, The Prince of The Pagodas, is to be staged at the Lowry by Birmingham Royal Ballet

Britten's Got Talent (Ipswich)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 22 Nov 2013 · Southeast

The title of this new piece from Allegra Productions, showcasing at the New Wolsey Theatre Studio in Ipswich, is something of a double entendre

The Rape of Lucretia (Glyndebourne Tour)
By Mark Valencia · 20 Oct 2013 · England
Benjamin Britten's second opera (or third if we include the operetta-like Paul Bunyan) has come home to Glyndebourne. In 1946 the composer's response to the stress and hullabaloo ...
Death in Venice (Opera North)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 19 Oct 2013 · England
Coincidentally the only two comments I overheard in the interval were the same word: "interesting". Not one that I would disagree with. Though the second half is more involving, Opera North's ...
Noye's Fludde (Southbank Centre)
By Simon Thomas · 28 Sep 2013 · London
The day after the world's scientists announced their latest findings on climate change proved perfect timing for Olivia Fuchs's eco-warrior Noye's Fludde, presented as a free ...
Paul Bunyan (British Youth Opera)
By Simon Thomas · 10 Sep 2013 · London
It may have languished in the bottom drawer for decades after its 1941 premiere, but Britten's "Paul Bunyan" sure is a crowd-pleaser, making its neglect in a year of ubiquitous ...
Grimes gets the big screen treatment
By Mark Valencia · 4 Sep 2013 · London

The most talked-about celebration of composer Benjamin Britten's centenary arrives in UK cinemas. Take a sou'wester

Billy Budd (Glyndebourne)
By Keith McDonnell · 12 Aug 2013 · Southeast
Brindley Sheridan (Claggart) and Jacques Imbrailo (Billy Budd)© Richard Hubert Smith Rarely can Britten's sea-faring tale of innocence destroyed have received such a pole-axing ...

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