BBC NOW Pre-concert Talk
Discover More: Britten travels through time
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Duration: Approximately 30 minutes
Like Vaughan Williams, Britten was a master at bridging musical eras. His momentous War Requiem draws
on references to both the Ancient and Modern, holding them in creative tension. This talk will look at the
many elements, historical and musical, that make up Britten’s magnum opus.