List of News Articles

  1. Think Tank: The Future of Music in Criminal Justice Settings

    There is a substantial legacy of arts and culture in criminal justice settings and significant knowledge and expertise has been amassed over several…
  2. Choir boys in their costumes for The Golden Vanity playing in Blythburgh churchyard, 1969

    Archive Treasures: ‘my favourite choir at my favourite school’

    Our archive has recently established a link with former members of the Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir – a choir with whom Britten and Pears worked on…
  3. Colin Matthews: 30 years of composition courses supporting Britten Pears Young Artists

    In addition to the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Britten Pears Young Artist Programme, 2022 marks 30 years since the flagship…
  4. Sid Goldsmith, Holly Harman, Nina Harries & James Patrick Gavin

    The project came about during the lockdown, with all members dealing with the fall out of cancellations of huge tours and concerts. The artists started…
  5. Q&A with Devi Singh, Curator of Power of Stories

    What do you think makes Power of Stories special as an exhibition? I think what makes Power of Stories special is many things,…
  6. Frazer Merrick

    In August 2022, Frazer Merrick was on a week-long Snape Residency in the Britten Studio at Snape…
  7. Two Sisters Snape Maltings Rehearsal

    Alya Al-Sultani

    Alya Al-Sultani is a British-Iraqi dramatic soprano, and composer of new opera. Her first musical experiences were Iraqi folk songs sung by her great…
  8. Theo Alexander playing a piano in red lighting

    Britten Pears Arts X Art Station Residency

    We are delighted to announce that the recipient of the Art Station / Britten Pears Arts residency artist is Theo Alexander...
  9. A picture of Sydney Baedke, Female Chorus on Rape of Lucretia

    Interview with Sydney Baedke, Female Chorus in The Rape of Lucretia

    How would you describe your experience on The Rape of Lucretia so far? It’s been incredibly rewarding and meaningful. The fact…
  10. A group of children gathering around a women playing guitar.

    Hopes, Fears and Ideas

    Charly Jolly, this year’s Trainee Music Leader with Britten Pears Arts and Spitalfields Music, talks about her time with the inspirational team at…
  11. Snape Maltings' Head Buyer, Heather Fortmann

    12 Years In The Making

    A chat with our Head Buyer, Heather Fortmann, about her journey from Liberty London, and how she decides which items end up on our shelves...
  12. Moina Moin

    Born in Stroud in 1998 and working in expanded sculpture at Goldsmiths (2019) and Margate’s Open School East (2021-22) Moina has carved out a…