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Beniamin Britten - In Memoriam
As part of Wigmore Hall's Benjamin Britten commemorations, the Nash Ensemble give a concert on the 30th anniversary of the composer's death. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Lisa Milne (soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers
(mezzo), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Richard Watkins (horn), Lawrence Power (viola), Nash Ensemble , conductor Edward Gardner
Britten Les Illuminations, Op 18; Phaedra, Op 93
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Britten and Literature Vocal music, both opera and song, forms the largest part of Britten's output.
Valentine Cunningham looks at some of the literature that inspired Britten.
8.40 Britten Lachrymae , Op 48a; Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, Op 31
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