List of News Articles

  1. Archive Treasures: Sentinels by the Reedbeds

    Today’s Archive Treasure lives not at the Red House but some miles away at Snape; rather than being tucked into an archive box, it is…
  2. portrait of Katy Thompson at Snape Maltings

    Katy Thomson: My Year as a Britten Pears Young Artist

    The Britten Pears Young Artist Programme celebrates 50 years in 2022. This year the format was turned on its head. Here a young artist reflects on the…
  3. Archive Treasures: Reynolds Stone, Britten, Pears and their Bookplate

    During recent times when catching up on reading has been a viable option for many of us, find out how Britten and Pears’ unique and beautiful…
  4. Portrait of Callum Given in the Concert Hall

    My Week: Callum Given, Head of Community

    Callum Given leads the team which runs Britten Pears Arts' work with local people. The team aims to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals,…
  5. A brown record cover saying 'The Music of Bali'

    Archive Treasures: Two Pianos and a Gamelan

    The audio-visual collection in the archive of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears gives us a fascinating overview of the two men’s sound-world, the music…
  6. Portrait of Anna Greenland in dungarees

    Three minutes with Suffolk grower Anna Greenland

    Anna Greenland is a vegetable gardener and cook at the heart of the organic growing movement. A descendant of a long line of gardeners, she spent three…
  7. The Self in Process

    Shruthi Rajasekar and Reylon Yount began their journeys as award-winning practitioners of traditional Chinese and Indian music. They each made a…
  8. Five women who inspired a space opera, and where to find them

    Joanna Harries is a singer and co-producer of INTERSTELLA, a new opera project about women in space. In a series of short, interlocking one-woman…
  9. Spring Clean at Britten’s House

    The Red House in Aldeburgh, Suffolk was home to Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears for most of their lives. Today, it is a living time capsule of their…
  10. A black and white photograph of a river next to a road in 1953

    Archive Treasures: Britten, Budd and the Hammer Horror Composer

    It might be difficult to think of a connection between Britten and that great tradition of British cinema, the Hammer Horror film series, however a…
  11. Making Musicians for Society

    What is the role of a musician in society, beyond the realm of the concert hall? Members of the Britten Pears Young Artist programme, together with the…
  12. Join the Din | Change!

    Participants | Chiara Corradi, Rich Muscat, Ronan Perrett, Tamar Osborn, Sara De Santis, Riccardo Castellani, Emanuela Monni, Charlie Cawood, Jin…