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Latest Benjamin Britten Items
When it comes to operatic ghost stories, none is more creepily effective than Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw."
At a restaurant one recent night, Anthony Warlow posed a rather strange question to some fans.
A ghostly gloom dominates the stage of the London Coliseum, where the English National Opera is closing out its season with Benjamin Britten's 1951 shipboard tragedy "Billy Budd."
Absent from the Metropolitan Opera for 15 years, Benjamin Britten's great maritime tragedy "Billy Budd" has made a brief but welcome return in the season's closing days.
Theodore Mann, a Tony Award-winning director and producer who championed Eugene O'Neill and was a driving force behind Circle in the Square Theatre and its school, has died. He was 87.
Rufus Wainwright's "Prima Donna" took an unusual path to its United States premiere, switching companies and sopranos.
Paul Mealor is approaching a life-changing moment: the music he composed for the royal wedding will soar to the arched ceiling of Westminster Abbey on Friday, heard by hundreds of millions around the world.
Welsh tenor Robert Tear, who also made a mark as a conductor and a poet, has died at age 72.
Alan Bennett is one of Britain's most distinguished dramatists, also one its finest actors, and he has long since acknowledged his homosexuality in a characteristically low-keyed manner, but he is about as far removed as possible from being a drama queen.