List of News Articles

  1. Anna Helena Mc Lean with string instrument

    Anna-Helena McLean

    Anna-Helena McLean is a multi-disciplinary music and theatre artist, director and researcher.
  2. Mono recording of T.H. White reading from The Sword in the Stone, Argo Record Company Limited EAF 63, 1963

    Archive Treasures: Britten, Myth and Radio

    ‘Read some Ingoldsby legends in evening’, Britten recorded in his diary on the 15 August 1932. The young composer was enjoying a collection of…
  3. A colourful poster that says 'a sense of musical entrainment'

    Mary Ryan: I Can't Sing

    Content Warning: This post contains references to child neglect and mental health challenges In 2020, Snape Maltings hosted the…
  4. Queen Elizabeth II walking with Benjamin Britten

    In Memoriam, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

    Queen Elizabeth II established a connection with Aldeburgh that was both public and personal. With the sad news of Her Majesty’s passing, we take this…
  5. A photograph of two people looking at the camera smiling.

    A Year of Participate

    During the summer of 2021, we redesigned and relaunched ‘Participate’ as part of the Community team’s Later Life programme. Our aims were to visit…
  6. Imogen Holst | In Her Own Orbit

    As her Aldeburgh home opens to the public for the first time in a decade, we remember an unsung hero of 20th century music...
  7. ThinkTank: Exploring Co-production in Music and the Arts

    ThinkTanks are facilitated discussions held at Britten Pears Arts’ unique site at Snape Maltings. They bring together a broad range of stakeholders and…
  8. Archive Treasures: The Absent Composer

    In our archive we hold a short note, in Britten’s frail hand, sent to Snape Maltings on the first performance of his final opera Death in Venice on…
  9. Archive Treasure - What might have been: Britten, Milligan and Lewis Carroll

    The archive at the Red House documents the careers of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears in great detail. Making up a fascinating sub-set of the archive…
  10. Young Musicians' Health & Wellbeing

    We brought together some great minds to discuss the health and wellbeing of young musicians, in our latest Britten Pears Arts Think Tank. The…
  11. Hold the Drama

    Hold the Drama create non-verbal shows that use music and drama to start conversations about mental health and emotional wellbeing...
  12. t l k: compositions about loss and grief

    The next phase of development for a new t l k EP