English Composer Benjamin Britten Died On This Day in 1976 [ON-THIS-DAY]

English composer Benjamin Britten died on this day in 1976

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Benjamin Britten Death

English composer Benjamin Britten died on this day in 1976.

His signature works include the operas ‘Peter Grimes’, ‘Billy Budd’ and ‘The Turn of the Screw’ and orchestral works ‘Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra’ and the ‘War Requiem’.

His major contributions to the violin repertoire include his Violin Concerto Op. 15 and 6 string quartets.

JANINE JANSEN | BRITTEN VIOLIN CONCERTO | PAAVO JÄRVI & ORCHESTRE DE PARIS | BBC PROMS 2013

 

Britten & Korngold Violin Concertos |CD|

Vilde Frang, violin

James Gaffigan & Frankfurt Radio Symphony

Release Date: February 26, 2016

Warner Classics

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