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Fissures of Men

Fissures of Men Royal Opera, 20th March 2022, Peter Grimes, opera in a prologue and three acts, music by Benjamin Britten, libretto by Montagu Slater, after the poem The Borough by George Crabbe, conducted by Sir Mark Elder, directed by … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – Letter from Aldeburgh

ENDNOTES Letter from Aldeburgh STUART MILLSON reports on Peter Grimes at the Aldeburgh Festival Dear Ben, I can feel the special magic that the Festival instils into music, country side, sea side and people! And it is all because Peter … Continue reading

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“I am native – rooted here…”

“I am native, rooted here…” STUART MILLSON offers a┬ácentenary appreciation of the life and works of Benjamin Britten The River Alde is one of the most beautiful river landscapes in England. From the quay at the Snape Maltings, at which … Continue reading

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