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Britten at the Proms – Sinfonia da Requiem

Thomas Adès (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou It is always intriguing to hear one composer conduct another’s music – even more so when the conductor is Thomas Adès and the composer Benjamin Britten.Adès has attracted some publicity lately, for some less than … Continue reading

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Britten through the eyes of…John Gilhooly

John Gilhooly (c) Ben Ealovega John Gilhooly is Director of the Wigmore Hall, a position he has held since 2005. In this detailed interview we spoke about the hall’s history, its role in Britten’s life and the festival held to … Continue reading

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Britten through the eyes of…Thomas Gould

Violinist Thomas Gould is leader of both the Britten Sinfonia and the Aurora Orchestra, as well as a guest member of the Nash Ensemble. For the Britten centenary year he has learned the Violin Concerto, and in this interview he … Continue reading

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