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Aldeburgh Music

Aldeburgh Music

Aldeburgh Festival, founded by Britten in 1948, is now part of the year-round programme at Aldeburgh Music. Find out about all our events and our pioneering artist development and education programmes:

Centenary News

28 June 2013

2013 Aldeburgh Festival in numbers: a record-breaking year

Read about record audiences and media at the 2013 Aldeburgh Festival

14 June 2013

Aspall launches Festival of Britten Still Suffolk Cyder

Award-winning cyder and vinegar producer Aspall is launching a new cyder commemorating the centenary of Benjamin Britten, one of Britain’s foremost composers who was born, lived and worked in Aspall’s Suffolk heartland.

9 June 2013

Aldeburgh Festival production of Peter Grimes: buy special limited-edition double-CD

We are producing a limited-edition double-CD live recording of the concert performances of Peter Grimes at Snape Maltings Concert Hall. The double-CD costs just £12.50 if you pre-order now!

7 June 2013

Audience responses to Peter Grimes - in Concert on Twitter

View the response on Twitter to the first performance of Peter Grimes at the 2013 Aldeburgh Festival