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Sir Peter Pears
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The English tenor Peter Pears was born in Farnham on 22 June 1910 and began to develop his singing and acting talents during his school days at Lancing College. After an abortive year at Oxford he began his professional career with the BBC Singers in 1934. In 1937 he met the composer Benjamin Britten and they embarked on a personal and creative relationship that was be lifelong. Pears and Britten shared three years in America from Spring 1939 before returning home in 1942. Pears at once began...
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Peter Pears sings the epilogue to Benjamin Britten's Billy Budd in a production conducted by the composer and telecast on...
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Steven Smith conducting Oct. 4, Richmond CenterStage The Richmond Symphony’s new casual-concert series got off to a splendid start musically, a...
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Exciting developments at Glyndebourne ! Many new initiatives which could transform Glyndebourne from a summer festival to a truly imnternational op...
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The ghost of Peter Pears may no longer hover in the wings, but in an age when ‘defining’ interpretations by the likes of Jon Vickers and Philip Lan...
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PREVIEW: Unearthing A Hidden Britten Gem By Robert D. Thomas Music Critic Pasadena Star-News/San Gabriel Valley Tribune/Whittier Daily News ...
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