Review of 2013: Arts
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 @ 00:22
MUSICAL anniversaries in 2013 included those of Verdi and
Wagner, but it was the Suffolk composer Benjamin Britten who, with
his gift for writing music with communities and children in mind,
was the most widely celebrated in England on his centenary.
Events and broadcasts were too many to number. His opera
Peter Grimes was successfully performed on the beach at
Aldeburgh; Billy Budd was featured at Glyndebourne
(Proms); there were outings for less-well-known works ...
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