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One of the most celebrated British classical musicians of the past century, Benjamin Britten dazzled millions around the globe for over three decades with his work. Known for his astonishing opera scores and vocal compositions, Benjamin produced a wide array of compositions throughout his lifetime that earned him several prestigious awards and honors internationally. This season, New York’s Carnegie Hall will celebrate the artist’s legacy by staging a riveting live event featuring keynote lecture, full length song recital as well as a dynamic video presentation, highlighting Britten’s impact on classical music around the world. The event will be held at the beautiful stage of Weill Recital Hall. Guests and visitors can reserve their seats by getting Benjamin Britten tickets and immerse in a riveting musical experience.
After studying at the Royal College of Music, Benjamin began working on various choral works. He studied under the composer Frank Bridge. In 1934, Benjamin was first noticed by public for his a cappella ‘A Boy Was Born’. He continued to garner praises and attention for his compositions, slowly paving his way towards future success. In 1945, Benjamin’s ‘Peter Grimes’ made its world premiere. The opera was extremely well received by the audiences as well as critics and earned Benjamin international fame.
For the next two decades, Benjamin worked on fourteen more operas, becoming one of the leading composers of the 20th century. Some of his most notable works include 1945’s orchestral showpiece ‘The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra’, 1954’s chamber opera ‘The Turn of the Screw’ and 1962’s ‘War Requiem’. His other works included film music, orchestral pieces, vocal music, instrumental and chamber works. Apart from recording and performing original pieces, Benjamin also staged works by other renowned composers such as Schumann and Schubert’s ‘song cycles’, ‘Mozart symphonies’ and ‘Brandenburg concertos’ of Johann Sebastian Bach.
After working on large scale operas like ‘Death in Venice’, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and ‘Billy Budd’, Benjamin also produced highly acclaimed operas for small settings including ‘The Little Sleep’, ‘Albert Herring’ and ‘The Rape of Lucretia’. Benjamin’s first song cycle to receive widespread fame was the ‘Les Illuminations’, produced in 1940. Throughout his career, Benjamin received several local as well as international awards. He was awarded the ‘Order of Merit’ and the ‘Companion of Honor’ by the British government. He also received the ‘Royal Order of the Polar Star’ by the Swedish government. For ‘War Requiem’, Benjamin received three Grammy Awards including ‘Best Classical Performance’ and ‘Classical Album of the Year’. He won several BRIT Awards for his choral works including ‘Best Orchestral Album of the Past 25 Years’. In 1998, Benjamin was honored with the ‘Grammy Hall of Fame Award’. Other than this, he also received accolades such as the ‘Ravel Prize’, ‘Leonie Sonning Music Prize’, ‘Sibelius Prize’, ‘Aspen Award’ and the ‘Hanseatic Goethe Prize’.
The Carnegie Hall will be celebrating the legacy of one of the most influential composers of the past decades. The event will feature Benjamin’s legendry music compositions, which will be played live by a team of exceptionally talented musicians including baritone John Brancy, tenor Paul Appleby, soprano Emalie Savoy and music director Malcolm Martineau. Speakers John Bridcut and Paul Kildea will be presenting a keynote speech at the event. Headlined as ‘Discovery Day: Benjamin Britten’, the event will be staged in the elegant chambers of Weil Recital Hall that can easily host an intimate concert and recital of just over two hundred people. So make sure to book your seat for this spectacular music experience as the Benjamin Britten tickets are bound to run out soon.