Benjamin Britten

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Born: 1913-1976
Nationality: English
Education/Training: Royal College of Music in London
Best Known For: classical compostitions and operas
Notable Compositions:
Sinfonietta, Phantasy Quartet, our Hunting Fathers, Ballad of Heroes, les Illuminations, Sinfonia da Requiem, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell, War Requiem, Albert Herring, Billy Budd
Curious Facts:
founded the English Opera Group in 1946 and the Aldeburgh Festival with Peter Pears
REPERTOIRE : Rejoice in the Lamb
CONCERTDATES
Exult 01/22/2006
Sound of the Ages 03/27/1994
Joys of Christmas 12/21/1974
REPERTOIRE : Cantata Misericordium
CONCERTDATES
Harmonies of Grace 09/29/2002
Haydn and Britten 02/02/1991
Britten, Stravinsky & Mozart 02/26/1978
LA Phil: Bach, Britten and Mozart 04/11/1974
LA Phil: Bach, Britten and Mozart 04/12/1974
REPERTOIRE : Adam Lay I-Bounden
CONCERTDATES
Family Holiday Concert 12/17/2000
Family Holiday Concert 12/01/2001
REPERTOIRE : A Ceremony of Carols
CONCERTDATES
Britten and Susa 12/09/2007
Christmas with the Master Chorale 12/17/2000
Home for the Holidays 12/18/1994
Christmas 12/15/1984
Christmas 12/15/1984
Christmas 12/16/1984
1976 Christmas Concert 12/18/1976
1976 Christmas Concert 12/19/1976
Christmas with the Chorale 12/19/1971
Christmas Concert 12/22/1967
Rejoice! A Ceremony of Carols 12/08/2013
REPERTOIRE : This Little Babe (from A Ceremony of Carols)
CONCERTDATES
Holiday Wonders 12/13/2008
Holiday Wonders 12/06/2008
Holiday Wonders 12/06/2003
Holiday Wonders 12/06/2003
REPERTOIRE : Te Deum in C major
CONCERTDATES
From Across the Pond 05/02/1993
Annual Choral Christmas Concert 12/20/1970
Annual Choral Christmas Concert 12/20/1970
REPERTOIRE : War Requiem Op. 66
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Britten's War Requiem 02/15/1991
LA Phil: Britten's War Requiem 02/16/1991
LA Phil: Britten's War Requiem 02/17/1991
War Requiem 02/27/1988
Britten's War Requiem 11/01/1970
LA Phil: War Requiem 10/19/2000
LA Phil: War Requiem 10/21/2000
LA Phil: War Requiem 10/22/2000
LA Phil: War Requiem 01/24/2008
LA Phil: War Requiem 01/25/2008
LA Phil: War Requiem 01/26/2008
LA Phil: War Requiem 01/27/2008
REPERTOIRE : A Hymn To The Virgin
CONCERTDATES
John Currie's Christmas Festival 12/08/1990
John Currie's Christmas Festival 12/15/1990
Christmas with John Currie 12/12/1987
Christmas with John Currie 12/13/1987
Christmas Festival 12/13/1985
Christmas Festival 12/14/1985
Christmas Festival 12/15/1985
Joy to the World 12/16/1978
Joy to the World 12/16/1978
Joy to the World 12/17/1978
Joy to the World 12/18/1978
Joys of Christmas 12/21/1974
Christmas with the Chorale 12/19/1971
Choral Concerts for Young People 03/07/1970
Choral Concerts for Young People 03/07/1970
Christmas Concert 12/22/1967
Robinson's Beverly Hills 12/08/1985
REPERTOIRE : Spring Symphony
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Britten's Spring Symphony 10/17/1985
LA Phil: Britten's Spring Symphony 10/18/1985
LA Phil: Britten's Spring Symphony 10/20/1985
LA Phil: Spring Symphony 05/11/1986
LA Phil: Spring Symphony 05/14/1986
LA Phil: Spring Symphony 05/15/1986
REPERTOIRE : Hymn to St. Cecilia Op. 27
CONCERTDATES
A Shining Christmas 12/16/1983
A Shining Christmas 12/17/1983
A Shining Christmas 12/18/1983
Christmas with the Chorale 12/15/1973
London Bridges 01/30/2011
Soviet Union Tour: Minsk 05/14/1974
Soviet Union Tour: Kiev 05/19/1974
Soviet Union Tour: Riga, Latvia 05/23/1974
Soviet Union Tour: Moscow 06/01/1974
REPERTOIRE : Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury
CONCERTDATES
Golden Voices and Gleaming Brass 02/27/1982
Golden Voices and Gleaming Brass 02/28/1982
REPERTOIRE : Old Joe Has Gone Fishing
CONCERTDATES
Great Opera Choruses 04/26/1981
REPERTOIRE : Interlude (Peter Grimes)
CONCERTDATES
Great Opera Choruses 04/26/1981
REPERTOIRE : Final Scene (Peter Grimes)
CONCERTDATES
Great Opera Choruses 04/26/1981
REPERTOIRE : Missa Brevis in D
CONCERTDATES
London Bridges 01/30/2011
REPERTOIRE : The Evening Primrose
CONCERTDATES
John Biggs Consort 01/15/1973
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