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Omnibus: Benjamin Britten and his Festival

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"A classic" (Daily Telegraph)
"Remarkable, astonishing" (Music and Musicians)

Narrated by Patrick Allen.

A celebration of the 20th Aldeburgh Festival opened in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen
with Julian Bream, The Vienna Boys Choir, Sviatoslav Richter, Henry Moore, Sir William Walton, Peter Pears, Joyce Grenfell, King's College Chapel Choir, Cambridge University Musical Society, English Chamber Orchestra, English Opera Group, Colin Graham, Owen Brannigan, Margaret Price, James Bowman, E.M. Forster, Marion, Countess of Harewood, Stephen Reiss, John Culshaw, James Blades, Bryan Drake, Imogen Holst and Benjamin Britten

(A co-production of Henry Jaffe Enterprises Inc. and the BBC)

Contributors

Guitarist: Julian Bream
Singers: The Vienna Boys Choir
Pianist: Sviatoslav Richter
Sculptor: Henry Moore
Speaker: Sir William Walton
Tenor: Peter Pears
Performer: Joyce Grenfell
Singers: King's College Chapel Choir
Musicians: Cambridge University Musical Society
Musicians: English Chamber Orchestra
Singers: English Opera Group
Singer: Colin Graham
Singer: Owen Brannigan
Singer: Margaret Price
Singer: James Bowman
Participant: E.M. Forster
Participant: Marion, Countess of Harewood
Participant: Stephen Reiss
Participant: John Culshaw
Percussionist: James Blades
Baritone: Bryan Drake
Composer/Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Composer: Imogen Holst
Narrator: Patrick Allen
Producer: Nathan Kroll
Producer: Humphrey Burton
Director: Tony Palmer

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Omnibus: Benjamin Britten and his Festival

BBC One London, 23 February 1969 22.15






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