"Spiritual Musick" is a setting of a text by Christopher Smart, an 18th-century British poet, whose lengthy "Jubilate Agno" ("Rejoice in the Lamb") also provided the text for a piece by Benjamin Britten. ...
Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh, OM CH (22 November – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist. He was one of the central figures of twentieth-century British classical music, and wrote music in several classical genres and styles, from film scores to opera. His best known works include Peter Grimes and The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.
[Your Local Guardian] - The choir will sing Vivaldi's Gloria, and for some early Christmas cheer, will sing Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols and Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on Christmas Carols. Refreshments will be sold on the evening in aid of the Princess Alice
[The Guardian] - These include Harrison Birtwistle, Wolfgang Rihm and Judith Weir, three of the six composers co-commissioned by the society and the Britten-Pears Foundation to write a work in response to Benjamin Britten's music in what will be a double celebration of
[This is Bristol] - IF YOU ever wondered what would happen if Granville finally rebelled against Arkwright look no further than Benjamin Britten's delightfully amusing opera about the greengrocer's boy who cuts the apron strings and goes wild. When he first appears
[Classical Music] new commissions in all – the largest number of any year in the society's history – and Harrison Birtwistle, Wolfgang Rihm, Magnus Lindberg, Poul Ruders, Judith Weir and Richard Rodney Bennett will all compose new pieces inspired by Benjamin Britten.