Aldeburgh


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Aldeburgh

a small resort in SE England, in Suffolk: site of an annual music festival established in 1948 by Benjamin Britten. Pop.: 2654 (2001)
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But the letters do add revealing nuance to existing studies of Britten and Pears: Britten's periodic bouts of depression (the composer feeling at 'the bottom of the well' in 1949); the process of their gradual accommodation with the British establishment from the 1950s onwards, which also saw the development of the Aldeburgh Festival as 'a real centre' (Britten to Pears, 18 July 1963) of cultural activity on their own terms; and a shared love of churches and cathedrals, which saw Pears on his knees in Durham Cathedral 'almost in tears' on a Wednesday morning in 1944; and Britten's keen interest in the possibilities of televised opera in the late 1950s.
uk) include several in Aldeburgh with festival savings.
The |sculpture Maggi It follows an ancient route used by sailors and smugglers who moored on the river Alde at Snape Maltings to unload goods and, after "nding boats stuck at low tide, were forced to walk back home to their cottages in Aldeburgh.
BOOK a cosy Platinum Pillow seaside dinner, bed and breakfast stay this winter at the Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh, Suffolk from PS75 per person per night and you have a chance of winning your stay for free.
9, 13 June 1955 Third Program, reports the first performance of the Aubade that evening listing Dennis Brain--Horn with the Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra conducted by Walter Goehr.
From a historical perspective these sketches are now a significant resource for research in opera production and there is also a brief account of their eventual placement in the composer's archive in Aldeburgh.
Eminent British composer and pianist Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) and partner Peter Pears assembled an art collection of some 300 works, which are housed at The Red House in Aldeburgh, UK.
1976, they gave a Toronto recital in aid of the Canadian Aldeburgh Foundation.
This very beautiful book shows on page after glowing page some of the treasures he brought to the Red House in Aldeburgh, a house he shared with Britten, and where the original plans were hatched by these two brilliant men which finally resulted in the founding of the renowned Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts.
Born in 1939 in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, she was one of the last debutantes shown to the Queen before the ceremony was stopped.
Next day we moved on to Aldeburgh once home to composer Benjamin Britten, who helped create Aldebrugh Festival of Arts at Snape Maltings, held in June.
TOMORROW'S Thoroughbred Breeders' Association annual awards dinner in Newmarket is sold out, but the chance remains to bid for these auction items: Two-night stay for two at the Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh, including dinner, bed and breakfast, and round of golf at the Thorpeness hotel and golf club Lunch for ten people at Jockey Club Rooms, Newmarket One-day ticket for two to Gatcombe (Aug 6-8) and Burghley (Sept 2-5) horse trials, plus annual membership for two of Fox-Pitt Eventing Club Overnight stay for two and day in Chantilly with trainer Rupert Pritchard-Gordon, including Eurostar travel, transfers, morning on gallops and afternoon racing.