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Composer: Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)

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LondonThursday Lunchtime Concerts, Oxford Lieder Young Artists

Quilter, Poulenc, Heggie, Britten
Peter Harris; Hamish Brown

LondonCarols for Choir and Audience

Various, Britten, Traditional, Rutter, Poulenc
Mark Forkgen; London Concert Choir; James Longford

LondonVoces8 - Temple Church

Praetorius, Tallis, Traditional, Britten, Rachmaninov, Stopford, Pott, Dove, Mendelssohn, Arnalds, Scheidt, Biebl
Voces8

LondonOliver Coates with Tenebrae: Le temps de Noël

Poulenc, Fauré, Debussy, Harvey, Warlock, Skempton, Britten, Lloyd, Bax, Todd, Saint-Saëns, Vaughan Williams
Nigel Short; Tenebrae; Oliver Coates

LondonLCMS presents: Camerata Tchaikovsky directed by Yuri Zhislin, with Karin Dahlberg (soprano)

Mozart, Britten, Cuellar, Tchaikovsky
Camerata Tchaikovsky
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Dream Pairing in Robbins’ Other Dances

As a whole, this American Ballet Theatre program was good but the presence of Hee Seo and David Hallberg in Jerome Robbins' Other Dances made it indelible.
****1
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On the edge of the precipice with the LSO

It was another evening staring into the abyss courtesy of the London Symphony Orchestra, with Britten's Violin Concerto paired with Mahler's Fifth Symphony.
****1
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Creation on the quick: masterpieces composed in a hurry from the Saint Paul CO

Delivering winsome interpretations along with precision ensemble, the "conductorless" SPCO presents two youthful Schubert and Britten masterpieces that were created by their composers in mere days.
****1
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The End of Time and a UK première

Prophecies and apocalyptic visions were on the programme as part of the London Philharmonic's Be Moved season.
****1
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Elegiac, violent, purposeful Shostakovich 11

Alina Ibragimova plays with skill but insufficient sound to fill the Royal Albert Hall; Vladimir Jurowski and the LPO blow the roof off with Shostakovich's account of the Revolution of 1905.
****1
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List of works
A Boy was Born, for SATB, Op.3A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28A Ceremony of Carols: Wolcum YuleA Ceremony of Carols:There is no roseA Charm of Lullabies: A CharmA Midsummer Night's DreamAn American Overture, Op.27aAt the mid hour of nightBilly BuddCa' the yowesCabaret Songs: CalypsoCabaret Songs: Funeral BluesCabaret Songs: JohnnyCanticle I, My beloved is mine, for soprano or tenor and piano, Op.40Canticle II, Abraham and Isaac, Chester miracle play, Op.51Canticle III, Still Falls the Rain, for tenor, horn and piano, Op.55Canticle IV, The Journey of the Magi, for countertenor, tenor, baritone and piano, Op.86Canticle V, The Death of Saint Narcissus, for tenor and harp, Op.89Cello Sonata in C major, Op.65Cello Suite no. 2, Op.80Cello Suite no. 3, Op.87Chorale after an Old French CarolCurlew River, church parableFolk Song Arrangements, Vol. 3: O Waly, WalyFolk Song Arrangements, Vol. 3: There's none to sootheFolk Song Arrangements, Vol.1: The Ash GroveFolk Song Arrangements, Vol.1: The Salley GardensFolk SongsFolk song arrangement: Oliver CromwellGemini Variations for flute, violin and piano four hands, Op.73Gloriana, Op.53aHoliday diary, Op.5Hymn to the VirginLachrymae: Reflections on a Song of John Dowland, Op.48Les Illuminations, for soprano or tenor and strings, Op.18Little Sir WilliamMatinées musicales for orchestra (after Gioacchino Rossini), Op.24Men of GoodwillNocturnal after John Dowland for guitar, Op.70Nocturne for tenor, 7 obbligato instruments and string orchestra, song cycle, Op.60ObrasPeter GrimesPeter Grimes, Op.33a: Four Sea InterludesPiano Concerto, Op.13Prelude and Fugue for 18 strings, Op.29Prelude and Fugue on a Theme of VittoriaRejoice in the Lamb for soloists, chorus and organ, Op.30Sail on, sail onSaint Nicolas for mixed chorus, strings, piano (4 hands), percussion and organ, Op.42Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, song cycle, Op.31Simple Symphony (for strings), Op.4Sinfonia da Requiem, Op.20Sinfonietta, Op.1Six Metamorphoses after Ovid for oboe, Op.49Song Arrangement: Tom BowlingString Quartet no. 1, Op.25String Quartet no. 2 in C major, Op.36String Quartet no. 3, Op.94Suite for harp, Op.83Tell me the truth about loveThe Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady BarnardThe Foggy, Foggy DewThe Plough BoyThe Prince of the Pagodas, Op.57: SuiteThe Rape of LucretiaThe Turn of the ScrewThe Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34Thirteen DiversionsThree Two-part SongsVariations on a Theme of Frank Bridge for string orchestra, Op.10Violin Concerto, Op.15War Requiem, Op.66Who are these children?: Black day, Op.84 no.4Winter Words for soprano or tenor and piano, Op.52