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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

22 January 2013

66th Aldeburgh Festival: 7-23 June 2013

An unforgettable celebration of a major British cultural icon, our founder Benjamin Britten.

Featuring our three-part exploration of Peter Grimes, The Church Parables in Orford Church, over 20 Inspired by Britten commissions, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra in Bach’s St John Passion • Jonathan Harvey focus • The Hallé / Sir Mark Elder • Quatuor Mosaïques • Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s Piano Century 1913–2013 • Ian Bostridge • BCMG / Oliver Knussen • Iestyn Davies • Stockhausen’s Kontakte • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Ilan Volkov • Plus walks, rare film footage, lectures, discussions and much more.


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