Talks

Billy Budd: On Benjamin Britten

 
 
Sun, Feb 9, 2014
  • 5PM
 
LOCATION:
BAM Fisher
 
Fishman Space
ALL TICKETS:  $15; $7.50 for Friends of BAM
 
 
 
 
 
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With Fred Plotkin
In conjunction with Billy Budd

Opera expert Fred Plotkin examines the life and work of Benjamin Britten, arguably the greatest British composer since Purcell. Plotkin delivers this lecture in conjunction with Glyndebourne Festival Opera’s production of Billy Budd, which comes to BAM as part of a worldwide celebration of Britten’s centennial.

 
 
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