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Work: Les Illuminations, for soprano or tenor and strings, Op.18

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ComposerBritten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Period20th century
Year1939
Work typeVocal
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MontrealLes Illuminations

Elgar, Britten, Prokofiev
Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal; Nicholas Carter; Karina Gauvin

MontrealLes Illuminations

Elgar, Britten, Prokofiev
Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal; Nicholas Carter; Karina Gauvin

MontrealLes Illuminations

Elgar, Britten, Prokofiev
Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal; Nicholas Carter; Karina Gauvin

MontrealLes Illuminations

Elgar, Britten, Prokofiev
Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal; Nicholas Carter; Karina Gauvin

MontrealLes Illuminations

Elgar, Britten, Prokofiev
Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal; Nicholas Carter; Karina Gauvin
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In Prague, the future is now: AI composes for the PKF

Petr Nekoranec and Emmanuel Villaume with the PKF © Václav Hodina
Artificial intelligence shows it can write music, but human composers need not worry – not yet, anyway.
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Prom 34: Juanjo Mena bids farewell to BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena © Michal Novak
An intriguing programme of Britten, Walton, Barber and Copland provided dynamism, evocative imagery and new discoveries in Juanjo Mena’s valedictory concert with the BBC Philharmonic.
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Manze and Fox’s brilliant Britten

Andrew Manze © Benjamin Ealovega
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra also have a winner in a radiant Vaughan Williams Symphony no. 5.
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Britten's Les Illuminations at Aldeburgh Festival

Sarah Tynan © Mark Allan
An evening of exceptional originality and daring in Snape Maltings – not to mention glorious music – got the Aldeburgh Festival off to a striking start for the 2016 season.
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Michel Plasson inspires the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and Karina Gauvin in a program of French delights

Michel Plasson returns to l'Orchestre symphonique de Montréal in a program of French music and Karina Gauvin resplendent in Britten's Les Illuminations. It was an object lesson in how to capture the essential essence of French music. 
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