Tag Archives: E.M. Forster

Listening to Britten – Billy Budd, Op.50

Sea breakers by Jane Mackay. Used with many thanks to the artist, whose work can be viewed on her own website Sounding Art Billy Budd – Opera in four acts, Op.50 (January 1950 – 2 November 1951, Britten aged 37 … Continue reading

Posted in Listening to Britten, Opera, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Listening to Britten – Albert Herring, Op.39

Act 2 scene 1, the May Day Festival; Miss Wordsworth (Margaret Ritchie) leads the children in a song of praise to the virtuous Albert, King of the May Photograph by Angus McBean. © Harvard Theatre Collection Albert Herring, Op.39 – … Continue reading

Posted in Listening to Britten, Opera, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments