Latest Archive Treasures: The North Sea flood of 1953 and Britten’s coronation opera
A devastating storm surge in 1953 flooded Britten's home and, having bought himself overalls and boots, he struggled to find time to clear out the mud and finish writing his newest opera.
Red House Recitals
In July 2021, tenor Stuart Jackson, mezzo-soprano Fleur Barron and pianist Jocelyn Freeman recorded a wonderful recital in Britten’s Library at The Red House.
Life as a Britten Pears Young Artist
Explore the Britten Pears Young Artist Programme first hand with one of our new 2021-22 composers, Robin Haigh