Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten was a Modern Era composer from England. He was an expert composer, conductor, and pianist. His first job was writing music for films. He was a wonderful opera composer and is known for reviving British opera since before Britten, there were no good operas written for 250 years! 

Click here or here to learn more about Benjamin Britten. 

S:t Jacobs Ungdomskör performs Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols in concert, at S:t Jacobs Kyrka 2014-01-06.
Conductor: Mikael Wedar
Harp: Margareta Nilsson
1. “Procession” 0:07
2. “Wolcum Yole!” 2:16
3. “There is no Rose” 3:52
4a. “That yonge child” 6:34 (solo: Emma Persson)
4b. “Balulalow” 8:19 (solo Elina Wallinder)
5. “As dew in Aprille” 9:49
6. “This little Babe” 11:01
7. “Interlude” 12:42 (solo harp)
8. “In Freezing Winter Night” 16:50 (solo: Jeanette Britan, Hannes Lissenko, Anna Erikssson, Jacob Helldén)
9. “Spring Carol” 20:57 (solo: Jorunn Palmkvist, Jennika Antila)
10. “Deo Gracias” 22:22

Kölner Philharmonie – WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln Benjamin Britten: The young people’s guide to the orchestraconducted by: Jukka Pekka Saraste (Chefdirigent)

To commemorate 100 years since World War One in Nov 2014, Southbank Centre staged a special performance of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem featuring hundreds of young performers. UNCOVERING CLASSICS: Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem. For more information on this project, and to download learning resources visit:…

Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op 33a
1 Dawn
2 Sunday Morning
3 Moonlight
4 Storm
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo, conductor
Live recording. London, Proms 2013

Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings, Op.31
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Radovan Vlatkovic, horn
The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

Simple Symphony, Op. 4
Orchestra d’Archi del Conservatorio Tartini, A.A. 2014