Description: English composer, conductor, and pianist Benjamin Britten has long been regarded as one of the central figures of 20th-century British classical music. Most well-known for his vocal compositions and opera scores, the composer's oeuvre is vastly wide-ranging, with a dizzying output of orchestral, choral, chamber, and instrumental works. This immersive afternoon includes a dynamic video presentation, a full-length song recital, and a keynote lecture that spotlights Britten's influence in celebration of the centenary of his birth.
Venue Description: One of the most famous performance spaces in the world, and where the biggest orchestras in the world play when they come to New York City. They also offer neighborhood concerts throughout the year, tours of the historic halls, music programming, festivals, and more.