Adelphi Celebrates the Centennial of Composer Benjamin Britten at Adelphi University
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This year marks 100 years since the birth of Benjamin Britten, renowned English composer of classical music. To celebrate his centennial, on Sunday, September 29, the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) will host the “Adelphi Distinguished Faculty in Concert: Britten Celebration.” The evening will feature the song cycle The Holy Sonnets of John Donne, performed by Adelphi faculty artists Jonathan Goodman, tenor and Christopher Lyndon-Gee, piano, and Nocturnal After John Dowland, performed by William Zito, guitar. The program also includes Piano Sonata No. 2 by Michael Tippett. The event will take place at 4:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY